Eligibility and Applying

Eligibility Requirement

To participate with ARCHES, students must meet eligibility criteria established by the U.S. Department of Education. Eligible students must be:

  • Enrolled or accepted for enrollment at Cal Poly Pomona;
  • Registered with the Disability Resource Center (DRC) office;
  • A U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident (students with F-1 Visas are not eligible);
  • One-third of applicants must be low-income;
  • Have a documented permanent disability (i.e. Learning, Psychological, Physical, etc.).

ARCHES Application Process

ARCHES is currently recruiting for the 2019-2020 academic year.  Intake interviews will begin in late August.

To find out more about the ARCHES program, check out the Frequently Asked Questions page.