DSPS Mission Statement

The overall mission of the Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS) is to provide exemplary instruction, support services and access to students with disabilities. DSPS will support students with disabilities in instructionally related activities consistent with the mission and vision of City College of San Francisco (CCSF) and in compliance with federal and state laws.

With equal access as its hallmark, the faculty and staff of DSPS are committed to the following:

Opportunity

To ensure equal educational opportunities and encourage retention of students with disabilities who have the potential to achieve academic, vocational and life skills goals consistent with the CCSF mission.

Empowerment

To empower students with disabilities to achieve independence and integration leading to maximum participation in the college and community.

Awareness

To provide information and support to CCSF employees and students in carrying out the institution's responsibilities to students with disabilities.

Community

To serve both as a resource to the community and a linkage between students with disabilities and community agencies.