Welcome to the Disability Programs and Resource Center (DPRC) at San Francisco State University. We work with students and employees with disabilities to ensure all aspects of life on campus including academics, events, and employment are accessible. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us if you have questions.

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COVID-19 Updates

SF State is closely monitoring the spread of coronavirus/COVID-19 and implementing mitigation strategies per appropriate city and state authority recommendations. At this time, DPRC remains open to support students, faculty and staff with telephone, video and email services only, Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. SSB 110 is closed until further notice.

Spring virtual reception & drop-in hours: our virtual reception room will be answered Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays between 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. (PST), and Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. (PST). Drop-in hours will also only be offered during these times. Exceptions: Thursday, May 6 there will be no drop-ins offered; Monday, May 24, virtual reception & drop-ins will be offered all day from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. As a reminder, our primary phone number is checked regularly for voicemails and we can also be reached at dprc@sfsu.edu. If you would like to speak to someone directly during our drop-in hours, please contact our office through our virtual reception room. Alternatively, you can call (669) 900-6833 and enter meeting ID # 415-338-2472 and password 82472. Please note there is a waiting room enabled to protect the confidentiality of callers and the nature of your call.

Students and employees can also schedule phone or Zoom (video conference) appointments during this period of remote instruction. To schedule or reschedule an appointment, please contact our Front Desk, through our virtual reception room, email dprc@sfsu.edu, or contact your Disability Specialist or the Employee Accommodations program directly. Visit our DPRC staff page for a staff directory.

On-campus cart services will be operated by the University Police Department daytime and after-hours until further notice in response to mitigation recommendations to limit faculty, staff and students on campus. Call 415-338-7200 for a ride; press "0" for operator.

Additional resources:

COVID-19 University Announcements and Campus Messages from SF State News

COVID-19 Information for Parents & Families from the Division of Student Life

Report a Concern to the Dean of Students Office

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

Food+Shelter+Success Basic Needs Initiative


DPRC Virtual Services Survey

As we consider planning for what DPRC and greater campus services will look like in fall semester 2021, we are asking for your feedback about our virtual services over the 2020-2021 academic year. On April 29, we sent a brief survey to all students currently registered with DPRC. Check your SFSU email or log in to myDPRC and check your Mailbox for the survey link before May 14. Your feedback is important as we continue to explore the best ways to serve students with disabilities at SFSU.

Workshop: Fostering Emotional Wellness & Resiliency

Thursday, May 6, 2021 | 3:00 - 4:00pm PT

Learn practical strategies to foster emotional wellness, self-care and how to cope with stress; co-facilitated by DPRC and CAPS (Counseling & Psychological Services) staff.

Visit our programs page for more event and registration information.

2021-2022 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 2021-2022 academic year. There are thirty-nine (39) $10,000 scholarships available. Visit the Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship page for details or to download the application packet.

Learn more on our Announcements page.

Spring 2021 Drop-in Hours

Monday, Tuesday & Friday, 1 p.m. — 4 p.m.

Wednesday & Thursday, 9 a.m. — 12 p.m.

Schedule change: Thursday, May 6 there will be no drop-ins offered. Monday, May 24, drop-ins will be offered all day from 9 a.m. — 4 p.m.

Drop-ins are via phone or Zoom (video conference) only. Please call our front desk on Zoom for more information.