1. What should I do if I have accessibility issues with the UA-PTC website?
The college website offers Blackboard Ally as a tool for users to have the option to retrieve website content in different accessibility formats. To access this tool, visit any webpage at www.uaptc.edu and select the black “A” icon on the right hand side of any webpage. An example of this icon is below.
When this tool is selected, users can download different accessibility formats such as an electronic braille, mp3 audio for listening, and a beeline reader for retrieving website content. When using a mobile device, formats that are compatible with your phones device will only appear.
For other accessibility issues, please visit the UA-PTC’s Web/Mobile Accessibility page at https://uaptc.edu/web-mobile-accessibility
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 7:30 a.m. - 1:20 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.
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 a 60-81 credit hour program, dependent upon the individual’s goals and course of study. The program can be completed in as little as four semesters or as many as 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. Can I use Veterans Benefits for 3D Program Tuition?
The State Approving Agency has authorized the 3D Program in the WEAMS database. VA students are now able to use VA funds to pay for the program. Eligible students will also be able to receive housing benefits while in the program.
10. 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.
11. 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].