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. 

Accessible Classroom Furniture Requests for Spring 2017

If you have been approved by our office for accessible furniture, please submit your requests at the link below. Your furniture request must be received by January 9, 2017 in order to be given priority placement for Spring Semester classes. After this date furniture requests will be processed in the order they are received. Please also remember to reserve your furniture even if it is already available in your classroom so that we can ensure it is properly placed and labeled. Request furniture accommodations by filling out the Classroom Furniture request form.

ATC Hours for Winter Session 2017

The Accessible Technology Commons (ATC) will be open during the Winter Session 2017, from January 3-19, 2017.

Monday thru Friday:  8 am to 5 pm

ATC Hours for Spring 2017

The ATC hours of operation for Spring 2017 will be:

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

Please call the reception desk if you are interested in use of one of the newly updated campus tactile maps. Use with orientation and mobility training is advised. 

Student Opportunities

Adapted Physical Activity Class for Spring 2017

KIN 191.07 is an individualized weightlifting course for students with disabilities with one-on-one support from Kinesiology undergraduate students. Students can take this course for a C/NC or letter grade. The course will take only between 10 and 15 students and need to contact Dr. Moon at dmoon@sfsu.edu to be able to register for the course. Class days and times have not yet been determined.


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.