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.


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.  


2015 Education Access Grant for Blind Students

The San Francisco chapter of California Council of the Blind (CCB) is now accepting applications for Student Education Access Grants.  A legally blind student between the ages of 8-18 who live in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, or Sonoma counties can apply for a grant in the form of technology products worth up to $2,500. The application deadline is March 31, 2015.  To request application and instruction form or for further questions, contact Charlie Dorris at (415) 775-0487 or at or Ellie Lee at (415) 378-6079 or


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

For more news, please visit the Announcements Page.

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