Get Started in DSP&S

If you have a verified disability and would like to get started with the DSP&S program, you can apply by following the steps outlined below:

  1. Apply to PCC
    To start receiving DSP& services, you must be a PCC student. Apply Now to get Started!
  2. Apply to receive DSP&S services by bringing the following to the DSP&S office:
    • A completed DSP&S application
    • Verification of Disability (VOD). VODs may include SECs from other colleges, IEPs from the K-12 system, and medical documentation such as audiograms or doctor’s reports
    • Your transcripts or other educational documentation you feel may be relevant to services you may need at PCC.
  3. Complete the PCC New Students “steps to register” process
    • Contact our office if you need assistance with this process or accommodations for your placement test.
    • This step is skipped if your functional limitations or educational needs prevent you from going through the “steps to register” process.

      Go to the Steps to Register
  4. Meet with a DSP&S professional
    During this meeting, you will:
    • Answer intake questions
    • Develop and sign your Academic Accommodation Plan (AAP) with your teacher specialist. Your teacher specialist will also be able to help you with choosing classes and setting up your SEC.