| Office Location:
|| Office Hours:
| Student Center, Room SC-106
2100 Moorpark Avenue
San Jose, CA 95128-2799
|Monday - Thursday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
TTY: (408) 294-3447
The Mission of the Disabilities Support Program and Services is to provide
specialized support services and instruction which allow students with
disabilities to fully access and benefit from the general offerings and
services of San Jose City College.
Students with disabilities who receive specialized
support are persons with exceptional needs enrolled at the San Jose City
College because of a verified disability. These students cannot
fully benefit from the general education classes, activities, and services
without specific additional accommodations, specialized services and/or
The services provided to disabled students fall into five major categories:
Counseling/advising/planning, including an
initial intake interview and follow-up later in the semester and for
each semester thereafter as long as the student is enrolled;
instructional assistance, including tutoring, note
taker services, reader services, transcription services,
interpreters, test taking facilitation and tape recorders.
Students with disabilities are responsible for
informing the Disabilities Support Program and Services (DSP/S) office of
disabilities that require accommodations in their educational
process. Students with disabilities must first contact the DSP/S
office to make an appointment with a Disabilities Support Program counselor
to assess the nature of the disability and accommodations. The
student will be require to provide verification of disability. After
providing documentation of the disability that requires an academic
adjustment or accommodation, the student will consult with one of the
Disabilities Support Program counselors about registering with the DSP/S
Students with disabilities must maintain the same
responsibility for their education as other students. These
responsibilities include maintaining the academic integrity of courses and
behaving appropriately in the classroom as well as on campus.
- To provide DSP/S documentation of disability.
- To request accommodations and access to college
classes, programs, activities, services, and facilities in a timely
- To use accommodations appropriately.
- To inform instructor of accommodation needs.
- To notify DSP/S office at least 24 hours in
advance for planned absences from classes where services are being
provided, i.e. interpreters, readers. Failure to do so may
result in discontinuance of services.
- To report need for facilities access.
- To follow through with counseling, assessment, or
placement test appointments. Failure to keep these
appointments may result in discontinuance of DSP/S services.