Covid-19 Modified Operations Information

COVID-19 Modified Operations

In response to the evolving COVID-19 situation, The Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism will remain open under the following modified conditions.
  1. All public events have been postponed.
  2. Services are still available to the public but may be provided under modified conditions.
  3. We discourage everyone from coming to the center until further notice.

If you need to contact the autism center, please contact us at autismcenter@uvu.edu or 801-863-7620. You may also reach out to any of our staff via phone or email.


For additional resources, please visit our crisis response page.

 

For more information, visit the Return to Campus website.

The Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism at Utah Valley University improves the quality of life for those living and working with Autism Spectrum Disorder by preparing students for professional careers in the field, providing evidence-based services and education, and fostering a community of belonging.

Programs & Offerings

For students with ASD, please contact Accessibility Services

Professional Careers

We encourage and support those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to more fully realize their potential and utilize their strengths through higher education, social experiences, independent living and career guidance. We believe our students can live a healthy life filled with opportunities to succeed.

Services For UVU Students

Led by enthusiastic expert teachers and peer-mentors utilizing current best practices, the Passages program empowers current and prospective UVU students with autism-spectrum conditions to develop the awareness, skills and supports they will need to succeed in personal, academic and social aspects of adult life.

Communities, Partnerships, Services & Resources

The Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism at Utah Valley University connects those living and working with autism spectrum disorder to the variety of supports currently offered throughout their local community.

Wolverines Elevated

Wolverines Elevated is a three-year certificate program for young adults with intellectual disabilities. The program is in its first year as a model TPSID (Transition & Postsecondary Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities) program, with funding from the United States Department of Education. Individuals (age 18-25) with intellectual disabilities are welcome to apply.

Events

Autism Conference to be held March 3, 2022

Autism Conference 2021 Banner

The Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism is pleased to announce the 11th annual Autism Conference at Utah Valley University. The conference theme this year is Cultivating Competencies Across the Community.

Register for Conference

Events

Children with ASD playing together
For more information regarding upcoming events, please follow the link below.
Events

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