PASSAGE USA Admissions

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To apply to PASSAGE USA, please follow these 7 steps:


Step 1. Download the application.

  • Check back in January 2018 for applications for Fall 2018 cohort.

Step 2. Open the application and print or save it to your computer.

  • Use the checklist in the application for your benefit throughout the process.

Step 3. Open the application on your computer or tablet. The forms can be filled out digitally.

  • Have a parent/ guardian help with this form. Check off each section on the application checklist as you go. This way nothing gets missed!
  • Fill out all required information.
  • Sign the document.
  • Have your parent/ guardian sign the document.
  • Be sure to create a document that states how PASSAGE USA will help you accomplish your goals.

Step 4. Send the reference form to the teacher you named on the application.

  • Ask them to complete the form.
  • Have the teacher return the form to you or send it to us after they complete it.
  • Check this step off on the application checklist. 

Step 5. Give someone close to you (i.e., a parent, guardian, or other family member) the Personal Support Inventory pages from the application. 

  • Have this person fill out the form.
  • Ask them to return this form to you.
  • Check this step off on the application checklist. 

Step 6. Gather up all completed required documents. These are:

  • All pages included in the application.
  • Document stating how PASSAGE USA will help you.
  • Copy of most recent IEP.
  • Copy of high school transcripts.
  • Proof of ID diagnosis (see checklist).

You will also need to collect:

  • The application fee.

Step 7. Send the documents from Step 6 to PASSAGE USA by either email  or mail.

          PASSAGE USA
          University Commons
          307 N. University Blvd.
          Mobile, AL 36688-0002

The application fee is also required at this time in order to process the application.


Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns by emailing us at passageusa@southalabama.edu or calling us at (251)-460-7558.


This project is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Post-Secondary Education Grant # P407A150076