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New Students getting started with DSPS

If you have any difficulty using this website with a screen reader or assistive technology call 951-487-3302​

To receive accommodations, please complete the following steps

STEP ​​1:

Complete steps 1-7 of the enrollment process

ST​​EP 2:

Complete the DSPS Student Online Orientation and download a copy of the DSPS Student Handbook

STEP 3​​:

Call DSPS for available Walk-In times

STE​​P 4:

Bring your disability verification (options provided below) and the completed DSPS Intake Packet when you come to our office.

STE​P 5:

All DSPS students MUST complete the Request for Services every semester once registered in courses. Failure to do so will result in your accommodations not being activated for the selected semester, as well as, your instructors will not be emailed with notification of the accommodations you will be using.

Below are options and examples of acceptable forms of disability verif​ication:

If you are unable to provide documentation stating your diagnosis, submit the DSPS Disability Verification Form. Give the form to your qualified medical professional and request for them to fill it out.

Other examples of acceptable disability verification are:

  • Individual Education Plan (IEP) including Testing results or psychological evaluation
  • 504 Plan
  • Current Audiogram
  • DD214
  • Psychological Exam/Testing
  • Physical Exam
  • LD Testing
  • History from another college
  • Eye exam from Ophthalmologist

DSPS Appointments

Please note, DSPS no longer schedules appointments, walk-ins only are available.

This new procedure allows the DSPS staff to serve more students.

WALK-INS times are FIRST come FIRST served basis.

All appointments with DSPS counselors will be 30 minutes or less.