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
2014 Disability Advisory Committee Scholarships
The Disability Advisory Committee of the California Department of Transportation is now accepting applications for its 2014 scholarships. This year, there will be three scholarships provided (two $250 scholarships and one $500 scholarship). Applicants must be California residents with disabilities and enrolled in a minimum of six units in a college or university. The scholarship application deadline is November 26, 2014. For more information, please contact Ted Clark by telephone at 916/227-7518 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Fall 2014 Internship Opportunity at the Longmore Institute on Disability
The Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability at SF State is seeking new interns for the fall semester. Develop non-profit skills, learn how to organize accessible events, and help carry out Superfest: International Disability Film Festival. In addition, our weekly disability studies intern reading group will give you an opportunity to read exciting and empowering scholarship while you get to know the other Longmore Institute interns. Requirements: 40 hours over the course of the semester (roughly 2-3 hours a week). To apply: Send an e-mail explaining why you're interested in being our intern and describing your previous work experiences and skills to Assistant Director Emily Beitiks: firstname.lastname@example.org
Superfest: International Film Festival in San Francisco
On November 2, 2014, Superfest: International Disability Film Festival will rock San Francisco once again with a full day of short films that will make you laugh, cry, and think about disability in a whole new way. For more information or to buy your tickets, please view the Superfest website. For updates about the event, join Superfest's Facebook page.
Emerging Leaders Summer Internship Program for College & Graduate Students with Disabilities
The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) is now accepting applications for paid internships at many of America's leading Fortune 1000 corporations that are proactive in recruiting qualified people with disabilities. To be considered for an internship, 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 internship application deadline is Friday, October 31, 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 email@example.com.
New Scholarship for Students with Respiratory Conditions
JustNebulizers.com 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 JustNebulizers.com Respiratory Care Scholarship to learn more details or to apply.
16th Annual 1800wheelchair.com National Scholarship Competition
1800wheelchair.com 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 1800wheelchair.com scholarship, please visit the 1800wheelchair.com scholarship page.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.