PAWS Preparing Adults for Work and Society

PAWS (Preparing Adults for Work and Society) is an Inclusive Post Secondary option for students with intellectual disabilities.

Fall 2023 Application PAWS application documents

Students will participate in Skill Focused classes specific to the PAWS program as well as courses offered to degree-seeking students, centering around meeting their individual goals. Students will work with their advisors, faculty, and tutors during this four semester program. Students will also pursue vocational opportunities (in hopes of potential long term, meaningful employment) As an inclusive post-secondary option, students will be a part of the Mizzou community. Students will live on campus in the residence halls, participate in courses, study for and take exams, and be a part of the day-to-day social interactions of the undergraduate experience.

Become a PAWS mentor Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about PAWS and other ways to get involved? Email for more information.