For three decades, The Threshold Program has offered young men and women with learning disabilities the opportunity to experience college life, study toward a major and become confident living independently.
The Threshold Program has long been committed to outreach and educating the public about the gifts and special needs of students with learning disabilities.
To learn more about the history of Threshold read "Threshold Then and Now: The Evolution of Lesley’s Transition Program for Young Adults with Disabilities" (.pdf)
"Over the past 3 decades the Threshold Program has remained true to its mission to help launch more than 600 young adults with an array of learning disabilities to adulthood and independence."
—Jim Wilbur, Director of The Threshold Program, 2003–2016
Lesley University Threshold Student David "Det" Newton Finds Freedom on the Tennis Court
See Det's Boston Globe Video
Matt Gaudio, a Survivor and Student in Threshold, on the Road to Recovery and Giving Back
Read more in the New Haven Register, December 24, 2010
Majors and Curriculum
Residence and Student Life
Faculty and Staff
New Director: Dr. Ernst VanBergeijk
Admissions and Financial Aid
Tuition and Fees
Threshold Alumni Support Center
Resources and Benefits Assistance
Gainful Employment Information
Lesley Email and LOIS
Student Activities Blog
800.999.1959, extension 8182
Office of Admissions/Threshold ProgramLesley University29 Everett StreetCambridge, Massachusetts 02138-2790
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