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 2014 Hours
January 27, 2014 through January 31, 2014
- Monday through Friday from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
- Drop in advising from 9am – 4 pm
- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday from 8:30am –4:30pm
- Wednesday from 8:30am – 2:45pm
- Monday through Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm
February 3 through May 16, 2014
Finals Week, May 19, 2013 through May 23, 2014
Dates and Deadlines For Scheduling Exams With The DPRC
For the spring 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. To schedule final exams, the Exam Accommodation Request (EAR) form is due by Wednesday April 23, 2014. Proctoring hours for final exams are Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
10-Week Summer Program at MIT's Open Style Lab
The Open Style Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a 10-week summer program, from June 13 to August 16, 2014, for design, occupational therapy, and engineering students to create clothing solutions for people with disabilities collaboratively. The application deadline is March 1, 2014. Learn more about MIT's Open Style Lab program and apply online.
A Person with a Disability Sought for a Seat Vacancy
The City and County of San Francisco Sunshine Ordinance Task Force is seeking a person with a disability with a demonstrated interest in citizen access and participation in local government to fill the current vacancy on the task force. Download the San Francisco's Sunshine Ordinance Task Force vacancy application.
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
Paid Internships for Students with Disabilities at NASA
NASA is seeking to increase the number of students with disabilities pursuing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers through its summer internship programs. Students can apply for Summer 2014 internships with NASA now. The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, March 14, 2014. Please read more about this exciting NASA internship opportunity.
Spring 2014 disABLEDperson, Inc. National Scholarship Competition
disABLEDperson, Inc. announces its Spring 2014 nationally-based scholarship competition for college students with disabilities. The application deadline is March 15, 2014 for the award of $1,000. Go to our dedicated disABLEDperson, Inc Scholarship page for more information or visit the disABLEDperson, Inc. website page for "Spring 2014 National Scholarship Competition for College Students with Disabilities" and read all about the details.
Microsoft Announces New Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
Microsoft is offering a $5,000 scholarship for promising high school seniors with disabilities who require financial assistance in order to enter and complete a vocational or college program. The application deadline for this scholarship is March 15, 2014. Read more about the eligibility requirements and application instructions for the Microsoft scholarship
Fourth Annual Scholarship for Students with ADHD
Shire announces the fourth annual Michael Yasick Scholarship for college students with ADHD. This scholarship includes a $2,000 award and a pre-paid year of ADHD coaching from the Edge Foundation. The application deadline for this scholarship is March 19, 2014. Read more about the Michael Yasick Scholarship for Students with ADHD.
Virtual Career Fair for People with Disabilities
On March 20, 2014, you will be able to meet online with employers across the nation including ANSYS, FAA, PwC, TD Ameritrade, UPMC, to name a few. Students and alumni can interact with employers via chat sessions at no cost to you. Free online registration for the Virtual Career Fair for People with Disabilities.
Grants for College Students in Health Crisis
The Orion Fund is currently accepting grant applications from college students with health conditions ranging from traumatic injuries to cancer and autoimmune diseases. This year's grant can help cover unpaid medical costs as well as educational and living expenses. The application deadline is April 17, 2014. The Grant application for College Students in Health Crisis can be downloaded from the Orion Fund website.
2014-2015 Johnson/Kolb Scholarship for SF State Graduate Students with Disabilities
The DPRC's Philip Johnson/Cynthia Kolb Memorial Scholarship is available for the 2014-2015 academic year. This annual $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one enrolled or entering SF State graduate student with a disability who is a role model for other students with disabilities in pursuing their academic goals. The application deadline for this scholarship is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 9, 2014.Please visit the DPRC's Johnson/Kolb Memorial Scholarship page for more details or to download the application.
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.
New Scholarship Competition for College Students with Mobility Disabilities
JustWalkers,com has established a new nationally-based scholarship competition for college students with mobility disabilities. The application deadline is June 30, 2014 for the $1,000 award. To learn more about this new scholarship, please visit our dedicated JustWalkers.com Scholarship page
Employment Opportunity at the San Francisco Mayor's Office on Disability
The Mayor's Office on Disability (MOD) in San Francisco has an opening for the Public Service Aide position. MOD is seeking a highly organized, personable and competent individual with a passion for disability rights work for this position. For more information about the Public Service Aide position, please review the job posting on the San Francisco Human Resources Department's website.
Peer Counselor Positions Available at Sunset Mental Health Services
Two Peer Counselor positions are available for immediate hire to work 20 hours a week, at Sunset Mental Health Services. Peer Counselors are expected to facilitate groups and teach/ model recovery-oriented tools and skills. Spoken fluency in Cantonese, Mandarin or Russian required for one position. Interested parties please email your resume to email@example.com or fax to 415-753-8147. View the peer counselor positions available at Sunset Mental Health Services for more details.
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.
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 email@example.com. 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.