The Disability Programs and Resource Center

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Welcome to the Disability Programs and Resource Center

The DPRC collaborates with SF State's diverse community to ensure that all aspects of campus life - learning, working and living - are universally accessible. The DPRC provides the University with resources, education and direct services in order that people with disabilities may have a greater opportunity to achieve social justice and equity.

Fall 2014 Hours

September 2nd, 2014 through December 12th, 2014

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday from 8:30am –4:30pm
Wednesday from 8:30am – 2:45pm

Finals Week, December 15th – 19th, 2014

Monday through Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm

Dates and Deadlines For Scheduling Exams With The DPRC

For the Fall 2014 semester, the Exam Accommodation Request (EAR) form is due two weeks prior to the test date for regular exams and quizzes. Proctoring hours for regular exams and quizzes are Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The deadline to submit EAR forms for final exams is Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Read more about DPRC's test accommodation procedures and download the Ear Form.

Student Opportunities

Free Webinars on Emergency Preparedness for Individuals with Disabilities

The Pacific Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Center is offering a series of free 90-minute webinars on emergency management and preparedness for individuals with disabilities.  The webinars will be delivered using the Blackboard Collaborate webinar platform.  All sessions will be captioned, recorded, and archived.  To check the 2014-2015 webinar schedule, please visit the Pacific ADA Center's webinar site.


Deadline Extended for the Emerging Leaders Summer Internship Program

The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) is still accepting applications for paid internships at many of America's leading Fortune 1000 corporations that are proactive in recruiting qualified people with disabilities.  These companies are already hiring now for their 2015 available summer internships.  To be considered for this exciting internship opportunity, a student must be an enrolled undergraduate or graduate student with a disability, who has completed at least 60 credits, and is maintaining at least a 3.0 GPA.  The new extended internship application deadline is Monday, December 15, 2014.  To learn more about these internship opportunities, please visit National Business & Disability Council's Emerging Leaders Summer Internship webpage.


StoryCorps' Disability Visibility Project

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), StoryCorps is inviting you to tell your story about how the ADA has changed your life.  Recording sessions will be held in San Francisco, Chicago, and Atlanta, from July, 2014 through December, 2014, for people with disabilities to share their ADA-related stories.  To learn more about StoryCorps' Disability Visibility Project, please contact Alice Wong, Project Coordinator, by e-mail at


New Scholarship for Students with Respiratory Conditions has established a new $1,000 scholarship for students with respiratory conditions, such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, chronic bronchitis, or COPD.  The scholarship deadline is December 31, 2014.  Visit the Respiratory Care Scholarship to learn more details or to apply. 


2015 Hearth Homes Inclusive Design Scholarship

The Hearth Homes Inclusive Design (HHID) scholarship opportunity is sponsored by Hearth Homes in association with the Design Center for Global Needs and the Design and Industry Department at San Francisco State University.  It is designed to assist, encourage and attract promising SF State students to the field of inclusive (universal) design. One HHID Scholarship applicant will be selected annually to receive a $5,000 award. The application deadline is 4:00 p.m., Monday, January 12, 2015.  To learn more about this scholarship opportunity, please visit the SF State Department of Design and Industry's website or contact Professor Richard Gomes at 415/338-2229 or by e-mail at


2015 National Multiple Sclerosis Society Scholarship

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society's scholarship program exists to help highly qualified students who have been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis or have a parent with MS achieve their dreams of going to college.  The application deadline is January 15, 2015.  To learn full details about eligibility and the application process, please visit the National Multiple Sclerosis scholarship webpage


16th Annual National Scholarship Competition announces its sixteenth national scholarship competition. Established in 2006, the 1800wheelchair scholarship fund bestows two $500 awards each year. The scholarship application deadline is January 30, 2015.  To learn more about the scholarship, please visit the scholarship page.  


Mentoring by AccessComputing for Individuals with Disabilities

AccessComputing, a National Science Foundation funded project, aims to increase the participation of people with disabilities in computing careers by providing mentoring and funding for career development activities for students with disabilities computing-related fields.  To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please visit AccessComputing's website.


Study Abroad Through SF State

The Office of International Programs (OIP) at SF State offers study abroad programs in over 20 countries, in every academic discipline at SF State.  If you want to learn more about Study Abroad, come to one of OIP’s four informational meetings held each week.  To request disability accommodations, please contact Study Abroad at (415) 338-1293 or email at with your request at least seven days business days in advance.  


Disabled Students Association (DSA)

DSA is open to all students with and without disabilities. View Disabled Students Association (DSA) for details.


Volunteer Opportunity at Independent Living Resource Center SF (ILRCSF)

ILRCSF is seeking an administrative support volunteer. View Volunteer at Independent Living Resource Center SF (ILRCSF) for details.


Faculty members - Please check out the Faculty Resources Page

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