Bakersfield College

DSPS Staff 2021

Getting Started


Disabled Students Programs & Services (DSPS) Faculty and Staff welcome you to Bakersfield College and DSPS. Bakersfield College is one of the finest higher educational institutions that you will find. You have made a wise choice. Our hope is that your time here will be enjoyable and productive.

If you are a student with a disability, you have unique educational needs that may require special assistance. At Bakersfield College, we understand and are sensitive to that. We believe that you will find the entire Bakersfield College community ready to work with you to help you realize your personal, academic, and career goals.

Finally, please don’t hesitate to contact us in DSPS if you have a question. The main DSPS Office is located in the Center for Student Success building and can be reached by phone at (661) 395-4334.

You have our best and heartfelt wishes for your success at Bakersfield College.

Student Information Handbook

BC DSPS Fact Sheet

Returning Students

If you have enrolled for DSPS services in the past and have not met with a counselor in at least four (4) academic semesters, please complete the DSPS Packet Request Form and select the Returning Student Update Packet option. You should then contact the DSPS office by phone, email, or Zoom Virtual Lobby to book an appointment with a DSPS counselor.