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Welcome to Disability Support Services


Important Announcement

Due to our scheduled office renovations and improvements, the Office of Disability Support Services (DSS) in University Hall 101 will be temporarily closed beginning May 20 and reopen on June 10. During this period, DSS will be relocated to the Student Health and Counseling Center (SHCC) where general disability services will be provided to students. SHCC is located on the north side of the Fullerton main campus between the Kinesiology and Engineering buildings.

Please note that the DSS Computer Access Lab will also be closed during this period. Students needing to use an accessible computer workstation may access one in the Pollack Library in PLN-106.

For additional details regarding this temporary closure, visit the DSS 'News & Events' web page or contact us at (657) 278-3112 or by email at dsservices@fullerton.edu.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of Disability Support Services at California State University, Fullerton is to increase access and retention for students with permanent and temporary disabilities by ensuring equitable treatment in all aspects of campus life. The program acts as a catalyst and agent for compliance with Federal and State laws and regulations mandating equal opportunity and access for persons with disabilities. Disability Support Services Services provides co-curricular and academically related services which empower students with disabilities to achieve academic and personal self-determination.

Mandate

"No otherwise qualified individual with a disability in the United States . . . shall, solely by reason of his or her disability, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance." (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973)

"Subject to the provisions of this title, no qualified individual with a disability shall, by reason of such disability, be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of the services, programs, or activities of a public entity, or be subjected to discrimination by such entity."

(Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act)

Funded by the CSUF Student Success Initiative