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Adult Center for Transition (ACT)

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Gloucester Programs

The Adult Center for Transition is a post-secondary program for individuals with disabilities that provides education and employment opportunities to be successful in the workplace.


Fundamentals of College

Students will leave this program with:

• a career pathway and workplace experience

• preparation for college placement test

• one 3-credit college course subsidized by RCSJ

• preparation for accessing college resources

• 1 RCSJ College credit


Workforce Readiness

Students will leave this program with:

• a career pathway and a career-ready portfolio

• a credential/certification that matches their career goal

• workplace experience

• 1 RCSJ College credit

Credential/certification are on an individual basis per student interest/goal


ACT/Employment First

All ACT students will participate in the Employment First program. Students will leave this 2-year program with:

• job sampling experiences

• job shadowing experiences

• reverse job fair experience

• linkages to community-based employment

This program is designed as a 2-year cohort with a third year option


ACT Emphasizes:


  • Enhanced Basic Skills in Reading & Writing
  • Work-place Mathematics
  • Workplace Readiness
  • Self-Advocacy / Self Determination
  • Computer Literacy
  • Access to WPDI  Courses and Programs
  • Industry Recognized Credentials

Pre-Vocational Experiences

  • Career Planning
  • Resume Writing
  • Supported Employment
  • Socialization and Life Skills
  • Access to Rowan College Clubs and Activities

Socialization and Life Skills

  • Access to RCSJ clubs and activities
  • Unified Special Olympics Additional Information:


Mission statement

The mission of the Rowan College of South Jersey Adult Center for Transition is to afford young adults with disabilities, vocational and socialization skills necessary to become independent and contributing members of society.



• Program runs concurrent with Rowan College of South Jersey Gloucester Campus calendar

• Program is available for 1–3 years; length of enrollment based on personal growth and development

• Program hours are typically 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

• Extracurricular programming offered on Fridays

• Six-week summer session available



• Tuition is based on semester and county of residence — call for current rates

• Financial assistance may be available through RCSJ Foundation for eligible candidates

• Adult Center for Transition is a provider agency for the Division of Development Disabilities