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.

DSP&S physical office is closed, but all of our service areas are available:

DSP&S front desk staff is available M-F, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., via campus phone or email to answer general questions regarding DSP&S services. 

How to Apply to the DSPS Program

Virtual Lobby is Now Open!

DSPS Virtual Lobby

  • The DSPS Virtual Lobby staff are available for quick, drop-in questions. 
  • 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 for May and June, 2021:
Wednesday: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Thursday: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon; 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.


DSP&S Office Hours

Monday - Friday 
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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


Upcoming Workshops

New Student Orientation

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June 30, 2021, 1:00 pm

At this Zoom workshop, DSPS staff will be available to review:

  • DSP&S Program
  • My Portal
  • AIM
  • Faculty Notification Letter
  • WebAdvisor
  • Canvas
  • Starfish

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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

  • Academic Advising/Program Planning
  • Alternate Media
  • Adaptive Software
  • Braille Transcription
  • Print Enlargement
  • American Sign Language Interpreters
  • Learning Disability Assessments and Eligibility
  • Liaison with Community Agencies
  • Mobility Assistance (On Campus Only)
  • Note-taking Assistance
  • Peer Counseling/Peer Tutoring
  • Referrals (On and Off Campus)
  • Test Taking Accommodations
  • Transfer Assistance

Important Dates - Summer and Fall 2021

Event Date/Time
Independence Day 07/05/2021 12:00 AM
End of 6 8 10 week sessions 07/30/2021 12:00 AM
Nine week short term classes 08/09/2021 12:00 AM
Fall Semester Begins 08/09/2021 8:00 AM
Last day to drop full term class 08/20/2021 12:00 AM
Last day to add a full term class 08/27/2021 12:00 AM
Last day to add a Fall full term class 08/29/2021 12:00 AM
Last day to drop a Fall full term class to avoid a W 08/29/2021 12:00 AM
Last day to change a Fall full term class 09/10/2021 12:00 AM
Last day to drop a full term class 10/08/2021 12:00 AM
Start of second nine weeks short term classes 10/11/2021 12:00 AM
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 - 01/02/2022
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