Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS)

DSPS Mission Statement:

Fresno City College Disabled Student Programs and Services will create an accessible, inclusive campus environment using holistic, comprehensive, strategic services to empower students with disabilities and provide them access to pursue their academic, personal, and vocational goals.

The DSP&S office is currently open.  DSP&S front desk staff is available M-Th, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, 8 a.m to 1:00 p.m., also via campus phone or email to answer general questions regarding DSP&S services. 

How to Apply to the DSPS Program

Virtual Lobby

DSPS Virtual Lobby

  • The DSPS Virtual Lobby staff are available for quick, drop-in questions from Faculty, Staff, and Students
  • New Students applying to DSPS for the first time, or students in need of a Student Educational Plan (SEP) are encouraged to contact our Front Desk at 559.442.8237 to schedule an appointment.

Virtual Lobby Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - 9 a.m. to  4 p.m.
Wednesday - 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed for lunch from 12 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Do you need additional assistance with:

  • Submitting classroom assignments on Canvas?
  • A refresher on how to use Zoom to access your classes?
  • Logging into the DSPS AIM student portal?
  • Learning how to use Sonocent audio notetaker?
  • How to access Alternate Media Services?

One-on-one help is available through the DSPS Virtual Lobby!

Office Hours and Contact Information

DSP&S Office Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday - 8 a.m. - 1:00:p.m.

Counseling Appointment

Schedule an online appointment with your DSPS counselor.  If you are unable to schedule an online appointment, please call 559.442.8237 for assistance.

How to Schedule a Starfish Appointment

How to Attend Your Zoom Counseling Appointment

If you are in need of Interpreting Services for your counseling appointment, please complete the Interpreter Request Form


Phone voice/TDD: 559.442.8237
Fax: 559.499.6038
Video: 559.478.2756

Email: dsps@fresnocitycollege.edu

Location: Building A (#1)
Campus Map

Fresno City College
Attn: Disabled Students Program & Services (DSPS)
1101 E University Avenue
Fresno, CA 93741

DSP&S Director

Office Staff

Ram Pathways Counselors

Outreach and Transition to College

Alternate Media

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services



Student Workers/General Questions/Canvas Assistance

Additional Information

Important Dates - Summer and Fall 2021

Event Date/Time
UC and CSU Fall 2022 admission application deadline 11/30/2021 12:00 AM
Fall Final Exams Week 12/04/2021 - 12/10/2021
Final exams week 12/06/2021 12:00 AM
End of Fall Semester 12/10/2021 12:00 AM
Winter Break 2021-2022 12/13/2021 - 01/09/2022
Grades expected to be posted on WebAdvisor 12/16/2021 12:00 AM
Faculty Duty Day 01/06/2022 12:00 AM
Spring Semester Begins 01/10/2022 8:00 AM
End of Spring Semester 05/20/2022 5:00 PM
4 and 10 Week Summer Session begin 05/23/2022 8:00 AM
8 Week Summer Session begins 06/06/2022 8:00 AM
End of 4 Week Session 06/17/2022 12:00 AM
6 Week Summer Session begins 06/20/2022 12:00 AM
Fall Semester Begins 08/08/2022 8:00 AM
Fall Semester Ends 12/09/2022 12:00 AM