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.

Spring 2015 Hours

February 2nd, 2015 through May 15th, 2015

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

Wednesday from 8:30am – 2:45pm

Finals Week, May 18th – 22nd, 2015

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

Fall 2015 Registration Assistance

The DPRC Specialists are available to provide registration assistance for Fall 2015 classes on a drop-in basis, on Monday, May 4, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Dates and Deadlines For Scheduling Exams With The DPRC

For the Spring 2015 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, April 15, 2015

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

Student Opportunities


2015-2016 Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students

The California State University's Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students is for $8,500 and will be awarded for the 2015-2016 academic year. Visit the Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students page for details or to download the application packet.


Research Fellowship Opportunities at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Greater Research Opportunities Fellowships program, is offering up to 34 paid undergraduate fellowships for bachelor-level students in environmental fields of study.  The solicitation period is now underway and will continue through May 19, 2015.  The earliest anticipated start date for the fellowships is September 1, 2015.  For overall program specifics, including contacts for additional information, please visit the EPA's Greater Research Opportunities Fellowships page.


2015-2016 California Council of the Blind Scholarship

The California Council of the Blind gives a number of awards to applicants who are blind and residents of California, and who will enter or continue studies at an accredited college or university in either undergraduate or graduate status. To qualify for the scholarship award, you must be a full-time student registered for at least 12 semester or 8 quarter units for each term of the entire academic year, or 9 semester or 6 quarter units each term for graduate students. The application deadline is May 29, 2015, at 5:00 p.m.  For more information about this scholarship opportunity, please visit the California Council of the Blind Scholarship webpage


Environmental Protection Agency Internship Opportunities

Region 9 of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in San Francisco is seeking California State University (CSU) students as interns. This internship will provide CSU students with an opportunity to gain real world experience and technical knowledge, mentorship from EPA staff, and the opportunity to give back to the community while earning CSU college credit.  For more information about this internship opportunity, please contact Kathleen Firstenberg, CSU Liaison for EPA, at 909/537-3860 or by e-mail at


Mentoring Opportunity for SF State Students

Eye to Eye is a national mentoring program that pairs college students with reading, writing and math-based learning disabilities and/or ADHD with middle school students with similar disabilities.  Every Thursday, from 3:30-4:30 PM, University of San Francisco students mentor middle school students at the Laurel School.  Eye to Eye is looking for SF State students who would be interested in partnering with USF students at the Laurel School.  If you are interested in becoming an Eye to Eye mentor, please contact the University of San Francisco Eye to Eye Coordinators, Stephanie Whitham at and Nora Kistle at


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.


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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