complete the following steps as part of the college matriculation process:
To request DSPS services, students must complete the following steps:
Gather Disability Documentation (i.e., IEP, 504 plan, ITP, etc.) and/or have an appropriate medical professional complete a Disability Verification form.
Apply for services via the Accessible Information Management (AIM) App located in MyPortal. Look for the icon below in the Apps Catalog. For more information please click here to access the new AIM webpage.
Call 559-325-5230 to schedule an intake appointment with a DSP&S counselor to verify disability and discuss disability related programs, services and accommodations. Applicants Must complete step 2 first.
In accordance with NVRA Section 7, the CCC DSPS office must offer voter registration services. Please, register your vote here.
The following are academic accommodations available through Disabled Students Programs & Services (DSP&S). Academic accommodations are assessed using the medical documentation provided and are determined by the DSP&S counselor based on the disability verified and the resulting educational limitations.
- Adaptive Computer Software
- Alternate Media
- Sign Language Interpreters
- Audio Recorder
- Priority Registration
- Test Accommodations
- Counseling services related to disability, academic, vocational and/or career
The following is a brief overview of the responsibilities students using Disabled Student Programs and Services (DSP&S) must follow and the service limitations within DSP&S. For more details about DSP&S student responsibilities and service limitations please consult your copy of the DSP&S Policies and Procedures located online in the AIM App.
- Students must possess the ability to respond appropriately to questions, follow directions, and demonstrate the potential to profit from instruction.
- Students are expected to follow the Code of Student Conduct established by the college (a copy of the Code of Student Conduct and Student Bill of Rights is available in the Student Services Center).
- Students are expected to show the proper respect for faculty, staff and other students. Rudeness, name-calling and obscene language or gestures will not be tolerated.
- Students must demonstrate disability-related appropriate adaptive behavior (Title 5 Regulations, Section 56004).
- Students receiving special services (e.g., interpreting, test assistance) must notify the Disabled Student Programs and Services office of their absence prior to the time these special services are scheduled. Two failures to do so may result in the suspension of these special services.
- Students must demonstrate annual measurable academic progress (Title 5 Regulations, Section 56024). Failure to do so may result in the suspension of service.
- Students are to assume personal responsibility for taking any medications.
- The individual student and/or other non-college agencies shall be responsible for the provision of personal attendant care. Disabled Student Programs and Services staff will not provide this service [Title 5 Regulations, Section 56000 (d)].