Dear Interested Student for the 2020-2021 Academic Year:

On behalf of the Special Services Program at ENMU-Roswell, we appreciate your interest and look forward to helping you with the application process. Special Services is one of just a few university programs in the nation offering Certificates of Training in a vocational field, along with core subjects that advance skills in independent living. We offer certificate programs designed for students with disabilities, who with appropriate training are able to obtain positions in competitive employment.

On the next page is a checklist that will guide you through the process of applying to the Special Service Program. We will be accepting applications for Fall 2020 enrollment until July 15, 2020.  We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as classes can fill up quickly.

Program information is available in the ENMU-R Catalog which is accessible at:   www.roswell.enmu.edu.  You may also contact our Special Services Coordinator, Brianna Bitner, at [email protected], with any questions. 

Once again, thank you for your interest and we look forward to receiving your completed application.  Please call our office at 575-624-7286 with any questions or concerns, or if you would like additional information.

Sincerely,

Rebecca L. Cobos, MSW

Director of Special Services

Purpose

The Special Services Department provides an important component in the comprehensive community university mission of ENMU-Roswell by providing services and programs to students with disabilities. The Special Services Department seeks to maximize the educational and career opportunities for all students with disabilities.

Services

The Special Services Department provides services to students with disabilities to ensure accessibility to university programs. For academic purposes, our services include disability related information, referral information, extended testing, reader services, note taking assistance, books on CD, large print exams, scribe services, adaptive technology, and sign language interpreter services. Academic accommodations are provided to eligible students free of charge.  We are also a resource for tutoring services, study skills, community resources, and disability awareness.

Tuition and Fees

In addition to the required ENMU-Roswell tuition and fees, the following Special Fees will be charged:

  • Special Services Program fee:  $88.55 per credit hour
  • Life Skills fee:  $30 per semester
  • Independent Living Lab fee:  $30 per semester
  • Food Service fee:  $30 per semester
  • Fingerprinting Fee for Offices Skills:  $34
  • Fingerprinting Fee for Child Care:  $34
  • CPR Card Fee:  $20
  • Bus Pass Fee:  $31.50 Fall Semester; $31.50 Spring Semester; $12.60 Summer Semester

The Dining Services page will have current information on meal plans

The Sierra Vista Village page will have current information on housing rates

Additional expenses include textbooks, supplies, and required clothing items for the work practicum

Program Learning Outcomes

In addition to supporting institutional learning outcomes and building upon the foundational general education outcomes, upon completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proper grooming and bathing techniques on small animals.
  • Demonstrate proper restraint of horses and small animals.
  • Apply knowledge of proper animal nutrition through feeding small and large animals.
  • Demonstrate proper cage and kennel sanitation and maintenance of facility grounds.
  • Identify common diseases and health concerns found in domestic and captive animals.
  • Demonstrate skills and behaviors needed to live independently, problem-solve, live a healthy lifestyle, and obtain and retain employment.

In addition to supporting institutional learning outcomes and building upon the foundational general education outcomes, upon completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proper custodial chemical measuring, mixing, and safety through general practices in custodial applications.
  • Demonstrate proper floor maintenance and operate machinery to maintain a variety of floor surfaces including carpet, hardwood, vinyl, and tile.
  • Clean and maintain walls with a variety of surfaces including painted, tiled, papered, and plastered.
  • Maintain restrooms using proper cleaning and disinfection techniques.
  • Clean offices and classrooms to make rooms hygienic and attractive.
  • Demonstrate skills and behaviors needed to live independently, problem-solve, live a healthy lifestyle, and obtain and retain employment.

In addition to supporting institutional learning outcomes and building upon the foundational general education outcomes, upon completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Apply basic child care principles applicable to day care settings for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, to include infection control measures.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the physical, emotional, and intellectual development of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
  • Identify and apply principles of nutrition, including food safety, for infants, toddlers, and school-aged children.
  • Demonstrate understanding of common childhood illnesses.
  • Demonstrate basic classroom teaching skills to include storytelling, artwork, and physical activities.
  • Demonstrate skills and behaviors needed to live independently, problem-solve, live a healthy lifestyle, and obtain and retain employment.

In addition to supporting institutional learning outcomes and building upon the foundational general education outcomes, upon completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proper personal hygiene, kitchen sanitation and safety, and knife safety.
  • Apply food safety regulations and standards to include the use and care of utensils and equipment.
  • Prepare food by following a recipe.
  • Portion and plate food and serve proper portions in a serving line.
  • Prepare and take the ServSafe National Restaurant Association Test.
  • Demonstrate skills and behaviors needed to live independently, problem-solve, live a healthy lifestyle, and obtain and retain employment.

In addition to supporting institutional learning outcomes and building upon the foundational general education outcomes, upon completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Develop keyboarding and proofreading skills.
  • Produce business documents, forms, and other pertinent written communication.
  • Apply customer service skills to include greeting and directing customers, proper telephone etiquette, and message taking.
  • Use and maintain different filling systems to include alphabetizing and indexing.
  • Employ good email practices by creating, sending, and forwarding email messages and maintaining email folders.
  • Demonstrate skills and behaviors needed to live independently, problem-solve, live a health lifestyle, and obtain and retain employment.
Academic Accomodations

 

Contact: Kim Childress, [email protected]

575-624-7218

Programs We Offer

To schedule a tour of these programs call 575-624-7286.

  • Animal Healthcare
  • Auto Mechanics
  • Building Maintenance
  • Child Care Attendant
  • Food Services
  • Office Skills
  • Stocking and Merchandising
  • Special Topics