Bakersfield College

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Accommodations for DSPS Students

After receiving verification of your disabilities and working together to identify academic limitations, your DSPS Counselor will develop an individualized list of appropriate accommodations with you. Differences Between High School and College

All accommodation lists have three characteristics in common:

  • Individualized
  • Appropriate to the student’s needs and goals
  • Prescribed only by a DSPS Counselor upon verification of disability

These may include such services as the following, depending on the nature and severity of disabilities:

  • Adaptive Physical Education
  • Additional Tutoring
  • Assistive Technology
  • Alternate Media
    • Braille
    • Large print
    • E-text
  • Counseling
    • Academic
    • Vocational
    • Personal
    • Disability-related
  • Equipment Check-Out
  • Interpreters
  • Liaison with On-Campus and Community Organizations
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Note-taking Paper
  • Registration Assistance
    • Online Admission/Update Form
  • Test Accommodations
  • Courtesy Cart

The Test Accommodation services are coordinated through the Testing and Placement Center. For more information or help in arranging appropriate testing accommodations, visit the Testing and Placement Center, located in the Center for Student Success Building (CSS) 14, or call (661) 395-4479.

For all other accommodations contact the DSPS office in the Center for Student Success Building (CSS) 10, to make an appointment or talk with a DSPS Counselor.