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

Application Process

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 MU application an interest in the PLUS Program
  3. Visit campus and meet with the PLUS Program
  4. Upon acceptance to Muskingum University, submit documentation of learning difference to the PLUS Program
  5. Schedule an (in-person or virtual) interview with the PLUS Program

Student Eligibility Criteria

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

Required Documentation of 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

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, 10 College 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 the Disability Education Office (DEO) 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 DEO website.


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