Group photos of TRiO SSS DSPS students on campus tours

TRiO Student Support Services
Disabled Students Program and Services (DSPS)

Group picture of TRiO Student Support Services-DSPS at a College Tour at University of California, Irvine 2016


Palm Desert Campus in South Annex 12


Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 


Contact Us:

   760-636-7974 or 760-537-5142

About Us

The 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.

Mission Statement

"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."​​​​​​​