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.

Information for

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 drop-in hours: our Zoom Meeting 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: January 25 - 29, Zoom/drop-in hours will be extended and 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 Zoom Meeting 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 Zoom Meeting 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


Spring Programming

The Disability Programs & Resource Center (DPRC) is offering multiple engagement opportunities this spring. 

The DPRC is excited to offer events co-sponsored by DPRC and our campus and community partners such as the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability, Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) and CA Department of Rehabilitation (DOR).

We are pleased to continue the Autism Social Group and Women with Hidden Disabilities Discussion Group, which will be ongoing through the semester. Please visit our programs page for more information and registration links.

2020-2021 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 2020-2021 academic year. Visit the Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship page for details or to download the application packet.

Learn more on our Announcements page.

National College Health Assessment Survey

The National College Health Assessment (NCHA) Survey is a nationally recognized survey administered every 2-3 years that helps SF State understand the overall health and well-being of our students. It covers a wide range of topics from mental health, sexual health, substance use, basic needs, sexual violence to COVID-19. 

On February 22nd, 2021 10,000 randomly selected students will receive an email invitation from Andrew Carrillo, President of Associated Students’ Board of Directors and Karen Boyce, Director of Health Promotion & Wellness. Please check your email for an invitation!

All students who complete a survey before the March 12, 2021 deadline will be automatically entered in an opportunity drawing. The prizes are:

  • 1 SF State semester tuition (worth $3,700)!
  • 3 SF State tuition payments (worth $1,000 each)
  • 30 Amazon gift cards (worth $100 each)
  • 2 iPads (10.2 inch, 128 GB with WiFi)

Spring 2021 Drop-in Hours

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

Wednesday & Thursday, 9 a.m. — 12 pm

First week of classes: Monday, January 25 - Friday, January 29, drop-in hours extended and offered all day, 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.