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.

Office Hours

Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

ATC Hours for Spring 2016

The Accessible Technology Commons (ATC) will be open beginning January 25, 2016.

The hours of operation are Monday thru Friday:  9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Dates and Deadlines For Scheduling Exams With The DPRC for Spring 2016

For the Spring 2016 semester, the Exam Accommodation Request (EAR) form is due two weeks prior to the test date for regular exams and quizzes and due on April 15, 2016 for all final exams. Proctoring hours for regular exams and quizzes are Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Proctoring hours for finals week are May 18, 19, 23, 24,  8:00 AM to 7:00 PM, and May 20, 25, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Please call for consult to schedule outside of regular proctoring hours. Read more about DPRC’s test accommodation procedures and download the Exam Accommodation Request (EAR) Form.

Student Opportunities

Accessible Adventures Day

When: Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Where: Nasser Family Plaza (Outside of the Gym)

Come to this free campus wide event and learn about the possibilities for inclusive, active and creative fun. Check out demos of accessibly designed sports and travel equipment including test riding adaptive cycles.  For more information go to Accessible Adventures Day website.

STDcheck.com scholarships

STDcheck.com offers scholarships throughout the year to college students who are HIV-positive. Scholarship amounts vary between $250 - $5,000 and will depend upon essays submitted and well as the following requirements. Applicants must currently be HIV positive, be accepted or enrolled at a college or university in the United States and studying or intending to attend at full time status. The scholarships’ amounts will vary between $250-$5,000 dependent upon application submissions.

There is not an application deadline for this scholarship as STDcheck reviews incoming applications monthly and allots scholarships out to top candidates monthly. These scholarships are presented to individual applicants on a one-time basis and all selected applicants will be kept anonymous to the public.

For more information and to apply visit the STDcheck.com HIV-Positive Scholarship page or in the footer of STDcheck.com.

2016 Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship by Shire

The Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship by Shire recognizes and supports individuals with ADHD in the US who are pursuing higher education at a college, vocational school, or technical school in the United States. The Scholarship includes a $2,000 monetary award and a prepaid year of ADHD coaching from the Edge Foundation to assist in the transition to higher education.

The scholarship program is for legal residents of the United States diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) who are accepted to or will be enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited college, university, trade school, technical school, or vocational school in the United States.  Students who are enrolled in graduate programs are not eligible for this scholarship.

For information on the Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship by Shire, including the full rules and regulations, please visit the Shire Scholarship website.

Karina Eide Memorial Scholarship for Dyslexic students

The Dyslexic Advantage Karina Eide Memorial Scholarship Program will award scholarships of $2500 to sixteen dyslexic students who are currently enrolled in college, university, or vocational school. The purpose of these awards is to identify and support the development of dyslexic students with outstanding future potential who may not be competitive for other scholarships that are based on grades or test scores. Scholarship funds are to be used to pay tuition or other school-related expenses.
Further information is available in the Karina Eide Memorial Scholarship flyer.

2016-2017 Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students

The California State University's Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students is for $10,000 and will be awarded for the 2016-2017 academic year. Visit the Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students page for details or to download the application packet.