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​Disabled Students Programs and Services

Office Hours:
8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Thursday.
8:00am to noon, Friday.
Office Location: Craven's Student Services Center, Room 101
High Tech Center (HTC): Craven's Student Services Center, Room 118
Contact: Phone (760) 773-2534,,
TDD (760) 773-2598

High Tech Center (HTC) Hours:
  • Monday:        8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Tuesday:        8:00am - 2:20pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Thursday:      8:00am - 2:20pm
  • Friday:           8:00am - noon​
About Us
Disabled Students Programs and Services at College of the Desert is committed to providing students with disabilities equal access to a community college education. Through the utilization of specialized instructional programs and disability related services, DSPS encourages and fosters independence and assists students in attaining their educational and vocational goals.

DSPS serves about 600 students with disabilities each semester at COD, assisting them to achieve their educational goals by providing the services and programs needed to participate in the regular college classroom.


Student Concerns/Complaints
We will make every effort in our interactions with faculty and staff at College of the Desert to ensure that you receive the very best support in your educational experience. However, as a student with a disability, if you have cause to believe that you have been denied access to appropriate academic accommodations, you should contact the ADA/504 Coordinator, who can be reached at 760-776-7385 (760-773-2534 main line), in the DSPS Offices, or by email at: