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How to Apply for DSPS Services

New Students

If you are new to Cuesta College and/or DSPS:

  1. complete a DSPS Application for Services;
  2. provide verification of your disability;
  3. complete a Consent for Release of Information form;
  4. your documentation will be reviewed after it is received;
  5. you will be notified by mail about your eligibility status;
  6. if you are eligible, make an appointment with a DSPS specialist to discuss services and accommodations.

Continuing Students

If you are a continuing student, you must meet with a DSPS specialist or counselor at least once a year to continue receiving your services. If you want to request an additional service, schedule an appointment with a counselor or specialist.

Returning Students

If you are a student who has been away from Cuesta College for a year or more, schedule an appointment with a DSPS specialist or counselor who sill review your file. A new Student Educational Contract will be established if your documentation is current.

How to Schedule an Appointment

Call DSPS if you have questions about applying or to schedule a meeting with a DSPS specialist or counselor. Generally, the counselors and specialists do not schedule their own appointments, so please use the numbers below.

  • (805) 546-3148 (SLO)
  • (805) 591-6215 (NCC)

Forms

DSPS Application for Services  DSPS Application for Services, PDF file   DSPS Application for Services, MS Word file

Verification of Disability Form  Verification of Disability Form, PDF file   Verification of Disability Form, MS Word file

Consent for Release of Information Form  Consent for Release of Information Form, PDF file   Consent for Release of Information Form, MS Word file

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