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DSPS ALERT

Beginning March 23rd to April 3rd The DSPS office will not be providing face-to-face services. Out of caution, the office will be closed to help with safety precautions over COVID-19. Services will be offered to students via telephone, email, or video conference. If you need to contact us for any reason please use the phone numbers or email address listed on the right side of this page. We will be available during normal business hours (listed on the left). Please do not hesitate to call us. If you call and do not reach us immediately please leave a call back number. We may be with a student when you call.

Fall 2020 Update: Please review the following changes to our services during Phase 1 of the college re-opening plan. 

Phase 1 DSPS Fall 2020

Disabled Student Programs & Services

Mission Statement

DSPS provides accommodations to help students with verified disabilities meet the academic requirements of courses to ensure the students can compete academically on an equal basis with their non-disabled peers. The department provides accommodations through support services, special equipment, specially trained staff and access to the High Tech Center.

Student Responsibility

It is the student's responsibility to initiate requests for services at Disabled Student Programs and Services. Students are encouraged to consult community agencies for services outside the scope of Disability Support Services, including attendant care, mobility training, and rehabilitation services.

Academic Accommodations

Students have the right to request reasonable modifications to college requirements, services, facilities or programs if their documented disability imposes an educational limitation or impedes access to such requirements, services, facilities or programs. A student with a disability who requests a modification, accommodation, or adjustment is responsible for identifying himself/herself to the Disabled Student Programs and Services (DSPS) office and, if desired, to the instructor. Students who consult or request assistance from DSPS regarding specific modifications, accommodations, adjustments or use of auxiliary aids will be required to meet timelines and procedural requirements established by the DSPS office.

Applying for DSPS Services

To apply for DSPS Services please click on the DSPS Application link below. You will be prompted to enroll in the free DSPS Canvas Course. This course is a resource for students needing DSPS services. Once in the course you can submit and application by clicking on the green "Start A New DSPS Application" at the top of the page.

DSPS Application (apply now)

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