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.

Summer 2014 Hours

May 27 through August 22, 2014

    • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
    • Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 – 2:45p.m.
    • The DPRC is closed from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, for lunch

Dates and Deadlines For Scheduling Exams With The DPRC

For the summer 2014 semester, the Exam Accommodation Request (EAR) form is due one week 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.

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

Student Opportunities

Disability Programs and Resource Center Open House

The DPRC will host an annual open house for Welcome Days 2014 participants, on Friday, August 22, from 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. and 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.  For more information, please view the detailed DPRC Open House announcement.


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


Fall 2014 Class with a Disability Focus

SF State offers a class on "Inclusive Shared Outdoor Adventures" with a focus on disability for the Fall 2014 semester. View the description of the Inclusive Shared Outdoor Adventures class for the Fall 2014 semester for more details.


Employment and Internship Opportunities at Mobility International USA

Mobility International USA (MIUSA), a disability-led non-profit organization headquartered in Eugene, Oregon, has several positions and internships available.  To learn more about these positions and internship opportunities, please visit Mobility International USA's Employment Opportunities webpage.


Summer 2014 Internship Opportunities for Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing Students

Gallaudet University is offering up to four summer internship positions for Deaf or hard-of-hearing undergraduate students for Summer 2014. This year's interns will work on two innovative projects with faculty members from May, 2014 through August 1, 2014. The application process is now underway and will remain open until positions are filled.  Please read more about this dynamic internship opportunity at Gallaudet University


DISNEY Professional Internship Opportunities

Disney is seeking interns during the spring, providing them with an opportunity to add practical, real-world experience to their resume from a world-renowned entertainment company. Internships at Disney are offered in a wide range of areas and fields. Please read more about this exciting internship at Disney.


Summer 2014 Internship Opportunities at the Smithsonian

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. has several paid and non-paid internship positions available this summer. Read more about internships at the Smithsonian National Museum.


2014 Laura Williams Memorial Scholarship

This $500 scholarship is college students with disabilities in a leadership role improving the lives of persons with disabilities. The application deadline is Monday, September 1, 2014. View the Laura Williams Memorial Scholarship for people with disabilities for details.


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. 


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.  


MaSquadCA P.A.C.E. CORE Leadership Program Internship

Fiona Ma's local government branch has started an internship program which helps disabled individuals work for government offices by way of videoconferencing.  Applications for internship positions are held year round and open. Please feel free to contact Raquel Santiago with any questions or concerns at For more information please download the MaSquadCA P.A.C.E. CORE Leadership Program Application.


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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