Making friends and creating college experiences

Making friends and creating college experiences

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Friendship Fields is a program associated with Friends University that allows college-age adults with disabilities to experience college life while also offering Friends University students the opportunity to work with special needs adults. Friends University believes lifelong learning and social interaction are important for everyone.

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Friendship Fields Learning Experience (Tuesday/Thursday)

Friendship Fields Learning Experience (FFLE) class will provide students with rich and meaningful learning experiences in a four-year program. The 2023-2024 marks the first year of the program and upon completion, students will have the opportunity to participate in the Friends University commencement.

Friendship Fields Academy (Monday/Wednesday)

Friendship Fields Academy (FFA) is also a four-year curriculum based program that focuses on teaching various life skills such as first aid, interpersonal skills, vocational skills and much more. At the culmination of four years, students can participate in the University commencement ceremony. Tuition for FFA is $2,250.

Friendship Fields is a tuition-based educational program with the unique opportunity to be surrounded by a college community in the heart of campus. It is an exciting time for our students and the university students to work together, get to know each other and learn from one another before moving on to the next chapter in their lives. Tuition for Friendship Fields includes curriculum and supplies, meals in the cafeteria, activity fees, classroom space and necessary items to provide special needs adults with high-quality programming.


The curriculum focuses on relationships, work, self-advocacy, dressing for success, personal care, safety, emotions, manners, community and more!

Students can participate in the following activities:

  • classes
  • clubs
  • sports teams • music
  • dance
  • art
  • library
  • basketball
  • community speakers