executive functioning program

Initiated in Fall 2019, the Executive Functioning Program (EFP) is a new program offered through Disability Services. The EFP provides individualized services beyond standard accommodations for students diagnosed with disabilities related to executive functioning skills. Through the program students have access to weekly meetings with a Learning Coach. Learning Coaches are typically graduate students or professionals with experience in a related field.

Each week the Learning Coach will assist with strategies for developing skills in time management, organization, self-advocacy, and independence. When appropriate, the Learning Coach will also connect students to on-campus resources and facilitate communication with faculty. Weekly sessions will progressively assist students to foster academic success.

EFP offers two levels of support:


Level 1: 

  • For students who are entering their first year as an Executive Functioning Program participant
  • Weekly meetings with coaches (up to 4 hours weekly)
  • Fee: $4,000/academic year

Level 2:

  • For students who have completed one full year in Level 1 and are seeking continued support
  • Weekly meetings with coaches (up to 2 hours weekly)
  • Fee: $3,000/academic year

Application process

To review Documentation guidelines and the 2021-2022 application, please see the link here EFP Application 2021-2022 and contact the Executive Functioning Program at efp@gmu.edu or 703-993-2474 with any questions or concerns. Program availability is limited.

The priority due date for applications is Tuesday, June 1. Applications received between Wednesday, June 2 and Monday, August 2, will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis depending on availability. Applications will not be accepted after Monday, August 2.

Information sessions

Please complete the Google form linked here to sign up for an upcoming information session. Each session will be the same; there is no need to attend more than one.

Upcoming Dates:

Friday July 23, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM       Session 3
Friday August 6, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM        Session 4