PLUS Program

PLUS Program Admission Process

The PLUS Program supports students with learning differences enrolled in Muskingum University’s small, residential setting.

The PLUS Program requires students to apply and be accepted to Muskingum University in order to be accepted to the PLUS Program.


Follow these steps to apply for the PLUS Program:

1. Complete the Muskingum University admissions application and submit standard admissions materials

2. Indicate on the admissions application an interest in the PLUS Program

3. Submit documentation of a learning difference to the PLUS Program.

  • The requirements and information about how to send documentation can be found below

4. Schedule a campus visit and indicate that you would like to meet with the PLUS Program for an interview

  • Interviews can be conducted virtually, but PLUS may request that the interview be in-person. To schedule a virtual interview, please email
  • A second interview might be requested.

5. Once the PLUS Program receives documentation and has an interview, PLUS will determine acceptance.

Documentation of a Learning Difference

A learning difference can have various causes. PLUS Program students typically have a documented diagnosis of:

  • Learning disability    
  • ADHD    
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder    
  • Any other documented disability that creates a learning difference

The PLUS Program requires recent documentation of a learning difference in the form of:

  • Psychoeducational testing
  • Evaluation Team Report (ETR)
  • Individualized Education Program (IEP)
  • 504 Accommodation Plan
  •  Letter from a physician for a medical concern
  • Written Service Plan

The PLUS Program could request additional documentation.

For your convenience, this consent form may be given to your high school or medical provider to request your documentation be sent directly to the PLUS Program.

Documentation should be sent to:

E-Mail: Fax: 740-826-8285 Postal Mail: Muskingum University, PLUS Program, 260 Stadium Drive, New Concord, Ohio 43762

ADA Accommodations

With appropriate, recent documentation of functional limitations, students with a learning difference may be eligible for ADA accommodations through Student Accessibility Services by contacting ADA accommodations support eligible students with equal access and participation in all aspects of college life in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). For more information, visit the Student Accessibility Services website.


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