Disabled Students Programs and Services

Disabled Students Programs & Services

The DSPS department provides support services, specialized instruction and accommodations to students with a disability, allowing them to fully participate and benefit from an equitable college experience.

The overall mission of DSPS is to provide exemplary instruction, support services and access to students with disabilities. DSPS will support students with disabilities in educationally related activities consistent with the mission and vision of Irvine Valley College and in compliance with federal and state laws.


  • Alternate Media for Educational Materials
  • Counseling and Advising
  • Extended Academic Tutoring
  • Furniture & Seating Request
  • Note Taking Assistance
  • Priority Registration
  • Program Eligibility
  • Sign Language Interpreting
  • Test Proctoring

Program Eligibility Criteria

Participation in DSPS is voluntary and all student information is confidential.  Services and accommodations are based on a verified disability, an interactive process with the DSPS counselor and/or the LD specialist and the student's individual needs.

Provide Verification of Disability (VOD):

To receive services through IVC's DSPS department, a student must provide current documentation of a verified disability, including functional limitations in the educational setting.

The "VOD" form must be completed by a licensed professional verifying your disability.

Complete the Intake Process:

Once you have received appropriate VOD. Contact the DSPS office to schedule an hour appointment for an intake with a counselor. During the appointment, services and accommodations will be discussed and approved.

How to become an IVC DSPS Student

Students Transitioning from High School

Welcome to Spring 2022. Photos of DSPS staff.


T: 949-451-5630
Fax: 949-451-5386
E-Fax: 949-340-2004
E: ivcdsps@ivc.edu
Student Services Center, SSC 171

Department Hours (In-Person)

Mon - Thu   8 am - 6 pm
Fri   8 am - 5 pm

Hours may vary, please confirm office hours by calling 949-451-5630 or email us.

In-Person Counseling

In-person counseling appointments are available Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. To schedule an appointment please call 949-451-5630 or email us.




All college-printed materials and web information are available in alternate formats upon request.
Please contact the Alt Media Specialist at 949-451-5499 or ivcaltmedia@ivc.edu.