Location: Cravens Student Services Center, 1st Floor
(Located in the same office as DSPS)
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday - 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
(Closed Fridays in the summer)
Contact: (760) 636-7974
TRiO-DSPS Program at College of the Desert is a TRiO Student Support Services
(SSS) program designed to provide
comprehensive counseling and to assist students in
meeting the challenges of graduating from COD
and transferring to a four-year
university of their choice. The
program is funded under the U.S. Department of
Education's TRiO Programs.
"To assist students with
disabilities who are first generation, and/or low-income student
in the graduation and transfer process
from College of the Desert and to strengthen
their preparation for the successful
completion of a college degree."
Degree/Certificate and Transfer Assistance
Lab Use for Educational Purposes
Student Educational Plans
Tours and Cultural Events
Scribe Pen Loan Program
Citizen or Permanent Resident of the U.S.
with a Disability (Permanent or Temporary with Documentation)
Generation College Student AND/OR Low-Income (Meet Federal Income Guidelines)
plan to earn an AA degree or Certificate and declare a plan transfer to a four
year college or university.
Point Average (current semester and cumulative) 2.0 or higher
6 or more units for Fall and Spring semester.
in Math 054 or have assessment scores with this placement