1. Determine whether or not a student is eligible to receive reasonable accommodations
and/or support services on the CSUF campus. DSS requires verification by an appropriate
professional, such as a physician, rehabilitation counselor or therapist.
2. Respect the confidential nature of a students disability and maintain professional
standards. When granted permission to release information by a particular student, DSS
professional staff will provide the requested information to the specified person or agency
in a timely manner.
3. Screen applicants and may provide assessment of learning disabilities to determine
appropriate academic adjustments.
4. Prescribe appropriate accommodations and support services on the campus and in the
classroom, including test-taking accommodations.
5. Prescribe appropriate academic accommodations for an individual student. The office
will provide students with Accommodation Letters (see appendix), which students then present
to their instructors at the beginning of the semester, or at such time as the disability
6. Assist students in obtaining access, when feasible, to computers and other technological
7. Provide, upon request, consultation to instructors regarding how to implement most
effectively the authorized academic accommodations.