University of the State of New York - State Education Department

Adult Career and Continuing Education Services - Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR)

Tower Hall at UCIf your employment objective requires college training, ACCES-VR can provide tuition assistance, fees, partial room and board and related supports for consumers who meet eligibility based on their economic need. ACCES-VR consumers must establish an individualized plan for employment (IPE) with an employment objective requiring college training to qualify for ACCES-VR assistance.

In all instances students and families must first access traditional financial aid such as the New York State tuition assistance program (TAP), federal PELL grants and/or Veterans college aid prior to relying on ACCES-VR sponsorship. (See:

If you are a New York State resident and would like more information about ACCES-VR services, click here.


Judy C. Borner
Director of Learning Services

(315) 792-3032
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502