Accommodations and Services

The following are some of the services and accommodations available through Disabled Student Programs & Services. Students with disabilities are responsible for notifying their DSP&S counselor immediately if reasonable accommodations are not implemented in an effective or timely manner.


Academic Accommodations:

Accommodations are individualized and determined through an interactive process with the student and DSPS counselor. The interactive process takes into consideration a student’s needs and goals to determine appropriate accommodations identified on the student's Academic Accommodation Plan (AAP).

Alternative Formats:

Kurzweil, enlarged print, braille.

Note Taking Assistance:

copy of peer notes, captioning transcription, checking out a loaned smartpen.

Audio Recording:

checking out a loaned audio recorder, access to recorded zoom lectures.

On-Campus Mobility Assistance:

Mobility Services has been adjusted due to COVID-19. Please connect with a counselor for the latest information. Mobility services assist students traversing campus. DSP&S will work with students to develop a mobility schedule that includes appropriate pick-up areas and routes. Students should request stand-alone tram needs, outside of their mobility schedule, two working days prior to the need to ensure a timely response. Late requests impact tram availability for pick-up

Priority Registration:

the opportunity to pick your course schedule based on your functional limitation(s) i.e. lead time to secure accommodations, stamina, or health concerns

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services:

Sign Language Interpreters, Video remote interpreting, Real-Time Captioning, Closed Captioning, Transcriptions, FM Hearing Systems

Alternative Testing:

Extended time on testing, proctored room with reduced distractions (on campus), scan and read.

Adaptive Computer Equipment:

checking out loaned adaptive computer devices for disability purposes

Adaptive Computer Software:

Kurzweil, Dragon Naturally speaking (on-campus).

Self-directed Breaks:

student is able to take a few minutes away from class to compose themselves in a way that is not a distraction to the class.

Preferential Classroom Seating:

student must communicate with an instructor where in the room they wish to sit.

Course Policy Accommodation Agreement (CPAA):

reviewed course by course, class by class, semester by semester. It cannot create a fundamental alteration to the course content or calendar. It is set in advance to provide a plan if on rare occasions a disability has a flare-up that impacts attendance or due date.

*DSP&S counselors may approve additional accommodation not listed above. Additional accommodations must align with disability verification. 

Learning Disability (LD) Services

Clovis Community College DSP&S Learning Disability Services provides a comprehensive service to students from identification of a learning disability to developing and establishing strategies that will help students meet their academic goals.

  Services may include:

  • Learning Strategies
  • Specialized Tutorial Sessions
  • Learning Disability Assessment
    • The learning disability specialist conducts assessments of students and/or reviews previous testing to determine eligibility for services utilizing the Learning Disability Eligibility Service Model established by the state chancellor’s office.
For more information contact:

Elizabeth Rutledge-LD Specialist/Counselor

ASL Interpretation on Accommodations and Services

Transition to College (TTC):

TTC provides outreach and support to local high school seniors on an IEP/504 plan. TTC is designed to connect high school students with disabilities to DSP&S services. TTC services strives to make the transition from high school to college seamless for students with disabilities.  

Services may include:

 For more information contact:

Jackie Smith  - Transition to College Counselor