DSPS Counseling Services

DSPS Counseling

Students, Welcome to College of the Desert’s DSPS Counseling Services! DSPS Counselors are available for academic and disability-related counseling. You may choose your preferred appointment method from the following options:

  • In-Person – The DSPS office is open for in-person counseling appointments Monday through Thursday.
  • Virtual - Counselors are available for virtual counseling appointments Monday through Thursday.

    • Phone – Counselor will call you at the phone number you provide.

    • Online – Counselor will email you instructions for accessing your Zoom or Cranium Café meeting. If you are using a mobile phone, you will need to have the free Zoom app downloaded prior to the appointment.

Scheduling Your Counseling Appointment

  • Please call 760-773-2534, email the DSPS office, or visit the office to schedule your appointment. Please include your preferred type of appointment (in-person, phone, Zoom, or Cranium Café).

  • If you use assistive technology, please email the Director of DSPS, Leslie Quinones, to schedule your counseling appointment.

  • ASL Interpreters and captioning services are available for appointments for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.

  • DSPS students must meet with a DSPS Counselor at least once per semester to remain active and continue qualifying for DSPS services and priority registration.