Mansfield Hall is an innovative college support program and living and learning community for students with disabilities, who with additional individualized support, have the academic potential to be successful in college.

Our mission is to empower students with various disabilities to successfully earn a college degree, develop authentic living skills, and transition to a meaningful career and independent lifestyle.

Guiding Principles

We help students reach their true potential and realize their ultimate goals by developing a customized plan based on our four core approach:

Learning. Living. Giving. Engaging.

While learning at the local colleges, living in a supported and integrated environment, giving back to others, and engaging in the community, we believe that our students will be better prepared for, and more successful in, today’s world.


Mansfield Hall - Burlington, Vermont

Burlington, Vermont

Located on the shores of Beautiful Lake Champlain and home to numerous colleges and universities.

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Mansfield Hall - Madison

Madison, Wisconsin

A beautiful, thriving city full of educational and civic opportunities.

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From the Blog


Rethinking Everything…Literally: College Students with Aspergers Syndrome

Originally published in Inside Higher Ed on December 12, 2014 These days, I find myself in the company of very different students. They live together in a residential and academic support program that was created to help high-functioning autistic students, or students with significant executive function challenges, succeed in college. We provide a level of… Read more »

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What People Say

We are thoroughly impressed and deeply grateful for Mansfield Hall’s incredibly bright group of young professionals and their great understanding of how to empower our special young adults by allowing them enough room to grow through experiencing challenges and discovering solutions.

If you don’t have a community, you’ve got one here.

My son is developing real relationships with people in a way that I honestly wasn’t certain was going to happen.

People actually care for you and you have people who are trying to help you.

I have my whole life on a track that I’ve set up, that I definitely wouldn’t have had without Mansfield Hall.

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