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3D Frequently Asked Questions

Thursday, May 23, 2024

UA-PTC 3D Students

1. What should I do if I have accessibility issues with the UA-PTC website?

The UA-PTC website (this website) offers Ally, an accessibility tool which provides a variety of accessibility tools at no charge to users if any difficulties reading published content occurs. To access this tool, select the black “A” icon on the right hand side of any page. An example of this icon is below.

Blackboard Ally icon

When this icon is selected, users are prompted to retrieve website content in different accessibility formats. An example of some of the different accessibility formats provided are: electronic braille reader, mp3 audio for listening, a beeline reader for retrieving content, and more.

For assistance with changing text size on computer/mobile devices, visit: uaptc.edu/accessibility-services/web-assistance.


2. Where do 3D classes take place?

Classes take place at the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute (CAHMI) at UA - Pulaski Technical College’s Little Rock-South Site, located at 13000 Interstate 30, Little Rock, AR.


3. What services do the 3D program provide?

University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College’s 3D Program offers young adults with Intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD) post-secondary education and preparation for employment through its certificate programs. The 3D program promotes and assists in life skill and technical skill development in the areas of culinary arts, hospitality and baking.


4. What are the days and hours/frequency of class?

The 3D Program takes place during Fall and Spring Semesters only. Each semester requires students to take a combination of 3D Core classes and Traditional Course Experience (TCE), inclusive classes. 3D Program hours are:

Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday by appointment only


5. How do I know if I'm eligible for the 3D program?

Eligible students have a documented developmental disability, and meet the requirements listed on our Application and Admissions Process page.


6. How do I apply for the 3D program?

To apply for the 3D program, please follow these steps:

After completing this process and if you meet the programs criteria, you may be asked to come in for an interview to determine if the 3D program would be a good fit and beneficial to you. If accepted, review UA-PTC’s federal financial aid website, and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.gov. UA - Pulaski Tech’s school code is 014167


7. How long is the 3D program?

UA - Pulaski Technical College’s 3D Program is an 81 credit hour program with certificate options in Culinary, Baking and Hospitality. The program is generally completed in six semesters. Upon completion, students receive a 3D Program certificate of completion or a Certificate of Completion in 3D Culinary, Certificate of Completion in 3D Baking or Certificate of Completion in 3D Hospitality.


8. How is the 3D program funded at UA-PTC?

The 3D program is a tuition-based. Students are eligible for federal financial aid and can complete and submit a FAFSA online at www.fafsa.gov upon application. UA - Pulaski Tech’s school code is 014167


9. Will I be safe on campus?

All UA - Pulaski Tech police officers are ALETA-certified officers who have undergone extensive training and have the same authority as other certified law enforcement officers in the State of Arkansas. UA - Pulaski Tech has a police department on campus that continuously monitors the safety of all our students.


10. What if the 3D program doesn't work out?

Students in the 3D program are held to the same behavior expectations as all UA - Pulaski Tech students with behavior concerns/infractions reported to the associate dean of students. 3D program students are held to academically rigorous standards. Students must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as determined by traditional federal and UA - Pulaski Tech guidelines.

If you have a question about the 3D program that isn't listed on this page, please don't hesitate to contact Bailey Smith at [email protected].