DSPS - Disability Support Programs and Services

DSPS provides services and courses to support students with disabilities in the achievement of their academic and vocational goals. The instructional component promotes equal participation in mainstream academic programs through preparatory and skill maintenance courses, and offers courses for personal growth.

The mission of the DSPS Department at City College is to provide services and programs to facilitate independence and self-advocacy , and to represent the concerns of students with disabilities at the campus, district and state levels.

Week of August 14 - 18

  • Schedule and attend DSPS High Tech Center (HTC) Alt Media Orientation and request books, if authorized
  • Tour Campus to determine class location and travel routes
  • Pick up authorized equipment (equipment is 1st come, 1st serve) and NCR note taking paper in the DSPS Office. You must have your Fall Accommodations in place
  • Purchase books for the Fall Semester

Fall Semester begins Monday, August 21

Summer Hours
May 30 - August 12, 2017

City DSPS Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 3:00pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday

(619) 388-3513 Phone 
(619) 388-3801 FAX

Schedule your Test Proctoring online.
Click on “Test Proctoring Services” (column to the right) 

 City College DSPS 1313 Park Blvd. Room L-206 San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 388-3513      (619) 388-3801 (FAX)      (619) 388-3313 TTY

Disability Support Programs and Services (DSPS) assists the College in meeting requirements of the ADAA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.

Student participation in the DSPS program is voluntary. Students may also use the College Section 504 Officer for accommodation services or concerns about accommodations. Contact the Vice President of Student Services at 619-388-3464.

Verified students with disabilities that participate in DSPS services at City College will meet the following student learning outcomes will:

  • identify, through an interactive process with a DSPS Counselor Specialist,  individual academic limitations and the appropriate accommodations for student success.
  • explore and use various disability management strategies that impact academic success.
  • develop and update an ongoing Student Educational Contract (SEC) once a semester with a DSPS Counselor Specialist.
  • understand the legal rights and responsibilities for students with disabilities and know how to file a complaint/concern or grievance if access or accommodations are denied.

Disability Related Board Policies and Administrative Procedures


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