Is it conceivable that a course can be designed to reach students with varied learning styles and strengths? This session will explore the practical and concrete applications of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles to curriculum and program design. It will also highlight the Scholar Program’s approach to professional development, mentoring, and evaluation in supporting higher education campuses to apply UDL and other strategies. The Scholar Program is part of the Disability & Diversity Project at SDSU – Interwork Institute, which conducts professional development and technical assistance activities for faculty, stafadministrators. The overall focus of the Project is facilitate the capacity of colleges and universities to meet the needs of its diverse student population, including students with disabilities. At the conclusion of the session, participants will have the opportunity to complete a Scholar application to be considered for the 2010-2011 academic year.