Disability Support Programs and Services (DSPS) department at Miramar College offers a variety of services for students with verified disabilities. Examples include students with learning disabilities, impairments in vision, hearing, and mobility, mental health conditions, acquired brain injuries, and other medical disabilities.
As a result of participating in DSPS at Miramar College, students with verified disabilities will achieve the following Student Learning Outcomes:
- Identify individual educational limitations and appropriate respective accommodations,
- Utilize appropriate disability management strategies,
- Develop a Student Education Plan giving consideration to their academic and vocational goals, their strengths and limitations,
- Identify college and community resources to maximize independence,
- Understand their legal rights and responsibilities and how to file an appeal or grievance if access is denied or hindered.
- AP 3100.1 Student Grievance
- AP 3105.1 Academic Accommodations and Disability Discrimination for Students with Disabilities
- AP 3105.2 Service Animals
Services are provided in compliance with state and federal legislation, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA). Student participation in the program is voluntary.
The DSPS Office also serves students with disabilities who are taking Miramar courses offered both on campus and online.
Miramar College opens doors to promising careers and provides equal access to academic transfer courses and workforce preparation programs. Students can select from many degree and certificate programs that will prepare you for employment, skills improvement, or transfer to a four year institution.
Students are encouraged to contact the Disability Support Programs and Services Office in the early stages of their college planning.
In order for DSPS to provide quality service to our students, it is important that we have your current contact information. Please maintain your correct contact information on Reg-e.
September 24 and 28, the DSPS office will have limited services. In an effort to serve you better, all of our counselors will be attending training on the new SDCCD student information, registration and advising system.
Services will be limited as follows:
Monday, September 24: NO counseling from 8am-4pm; limited services from 4pm-7pm
Friday, September 28: NO counseling from 1pm-4pm