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 am to 5:00 pm

Drop-In Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Friday 1pm-4pm

Wednesday, Thursday 9am-12 noon

Please note: Students are encouraged to schedule their initial "Intake" appointment with a Disability Specialist by calling (415)338-2472 as availability for intakes during drop-in hours is limited. 

Note: Drop-In hours are cancelled on Wednesday, February 22nd. 


Autism Spectrum Group

The Disability Programs and Resource Center offers the Autism Spectrum Group (ASG) which provides activities and support for students on the Autism Spectrum. ASG prides itself on enhancing the experiences of its members as well as developing academic and life success by fostering community and campus involvement. The group offers connecting with peers, tips on managing stress, exploration of special interests, and effective communication & tools for success.

Where: Burk Hall 160, S.F. State University

When: Every Monday, 12pm-1pm (starting 2/13/17)  

What:   Bring a Lunch (Optional)


For more information, contact:

Lavette Spencer, Disability Specialist

lavetteb@sfsu.edu, (415) 338-3452


ATC Hours for Spring 2017

The Accessible Technology Commons (ATC) hours of operation for Spring 2017 are:

Day Hours
Monday - Thursday 8am to 2am
Friday 8am to 10pm
Saturday 12pm to 10pm
Sunday 12pm to 2am

For holiday hours and exceptions, please see the Library's holidays and exceptions website

Tactile Maps Available

Registered students or employees may call the reception desk if you are interested in using the newly updated campus tactile map. Orientation and mobility training is advised. 


Student Opportunities

Karina Eide Memorial Scholarship for Dyslexic students

2017 Applications are open---Apply by March 1, 2017

(Applications will not be accepted after March 1st)

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.

Philip Johnson and Cynthia Kolb Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship will award students with a disability who have been accepted into a graduate or professional degree program. Applications will be available starting February 22, 2017.

Visit the Philip Johnson and Cynthia Kolb Memorial Scholarship Students page for details and to download the application.

Interested in Studying Abroad?

If you are interested in learning about SF State Studying Abroad and how to get started, attend a Study Abroad Information Meeting. Meetings are held year-round in the Office of International Programs, VCS-Building C.  If you still have questions after attending a meeting, then meet with a Study Abroad Advisor.


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.