DSPS Services

Students registered with Cuyamaca College Disabled Student Programs and Services might be eligible to receive some of the below services based on their disability and academic adjustments.  Examples of services and assistive technology available include:

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DSPS Main Office

Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS) assists students with disabilities by determining and providing appropriate academic accommodations related to their disabilities in order for them to achieve their educational goals.  Services include but are not limited to:

  • Educational Planning
  • Academic, Career and Personal Counseling
  • Recieve Academic Adjustments
  • Campus Referrals
  • Advocacy/Liaison (On Campus Support)
  • Note Taking Assistance
  • Registration Assistance
  • Strategies for College Success
  • Speech and Language Services
  • ASL Interpreting services
  • Cart Service


High Tech Center

The High Tech Center, also known as the HTC, is located near the Library in room C-114. The High Tech Center is a computer facility for students with disabilities. Students are encouraged to come to the HTC to learn about assistive computer technologies appropriate to their disability. The HTC is also where students would go to discuss and pick up Alternative Media Formats of their textbooks.  Services include but are not limited to:

  • Adaptive/Assistive Technology (digital tape recorder, Kurzweil, ZoomText/Fusion)
  • Voice Recognition Software (Dragon NaturallySpeaking)
  • Computer lab (academic support)
  • Alternative Media (electronic text, Enlarged Print/Text, Learning Ally, etc...)
  • Technology Support for on campus and assistive technology, NOT for home tech support
  • Campus Referrals
  • Community Agency Referrals
  • Note Taking Supplies (carbon paper, notebooks)
  • Registration Assistance
  • Cart Service
Test Proctor

Test Proctoring is an academic accommodation through the Cuyamaca College Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS).  Academic accommodations are tools and resources that support students with disabilities and their educational goals.  Test proctoring administers exams (quizzes, tests, midterms, finals) for students with authorized academic accommodations.   Services include but are not limited to:

  • Extended time on tests, quizzes, exams
  • Quite environment
  • Distraction free environment
  • Electronic Text Reader, such as Kurzweil
  • Accessible Formats, such as enlarged print for visually-impaired students
  • Reader and/or Scribe
  • Zoom room for exams in Zoom and Canvas
  • Campus Referrals

 You are able to ask questions to any of the following DSPS services

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