Overview.

 

The Disabilities Support Program (DSP) is designed to provide accommodations and services to students with documented physical, psychological, and learning disabilities to participate in all aspects of the college community. Students with disabilities must self-identify and request services from DSP for services to be initiated. 

Check out our website for more information on how to apply, how to use your accommodations, and more! If you have any questions or need any assistance you can reach out to us by calling (408) 270-6447. 

Apply to DSP

DSP Eligibility

Students wishing to participate in and receive DSP services offered through the program are required to complete an intake application and required disability verification. Forms must be completed prior to participation in programs and/or services offered by the DSP   

Students who have temporary or permanent disabilities that affect academic performance may be eligible for support services. 

Ways to meet DSP Eligibility:  

  1. Students receiving services through DSP must have a qualifying condition that is verified and is determined to result in an educational limitation by appropriate DSP professional staff. (Title 5 Regulations, Section 56006.) 

  2. Eligible disabilities include Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), deaf and hard of hearing, autism spectrum, learning disability, blind and low vision, acquired brain injury, mental health, intellectual, physical disability, and any other disabilities which limit one or more major life activities, and which imposes an educational limitation (Title 5 Regulations, Section 56032-56044, 56002). 

Verification Documentation Examples: 

  1. Examples of disability verification documentation: IEP, 504 Plan, LD Testing, Audiology Reports, Reports from a Hospital, Medical Professional, Veteran’s Hospital, and/or medical diagnosis sheet, etc.  

  2. Students may not need to submit disability documentation if the disability can be verified by observation by certified DSP staff (e.g., wheelchair user, etc.). 

  3. You can also use our EVC Disability Verification Form 

If you have any questions about DSP eligibility, please call DSP at (408) 270-6447.  

DSP Application Process

We are excited to have you be a part of the DSP at EVC!  Please complete the following steps to register with DSP.  

  1. Apply to Evergreen Valley College    
    1. Evergreen Valley College Disabilities Support Program (DSP) services are only available to students who have applied to EVC and registered for DSP services.  
    2. If you have not applied to EVC yet, please do so now Apply to EVC 
  2. Complete DSP Application        
    1. Fill out the make sure you fill out all applicable areas of the DSP Application.  If you would like a paper copy or alternate formats of our application, please contact DSP.  
  3. Gather all Disability Verification Documentation.
    1. Please see the above section for more details on disability verification. Students must submit all necessary information and documentation before scheduling a DSP counseling appointment. 
  4. Submit your completed application and disability verification
    1. You can submit by email at:  evc.dsp@evc.edu 
  5. Schedule a DSP Counseling appointment  
    1. After all the above steps are completed, your application and documents will be reviewed. Once a review is completed a DSP staff member will contact you within 1-2 business days to schedule an intake appointment with a DSP counselor or coordinator. If you do not hear from our office, please call 408.270.6447 to check on the status of your application. 

Need Assistance? 
If you have any questions about the steps above, please contact our DSP office during business hours at (408) 270-6447 or evc.dsp@evc.edu 

Important Information for students taking classes at Evergreen Valley College and San Jose City College

If you attend San Jose City College and you also attend, or plan on attending, Evergreen Valley College, please be aware that even though the two colleges are part of the same district, they are still separate colleges. If you want services through the Disabilities Support Program (DSP) at Evergreen Valley College you must first: 

  1. Apply to Evergreen Valley College. 

  2. Apply to the DSP at Evergreen Valley College (see details above) – even if you receive services through Student Accessibility Services (SAS) at San Jose City College.

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DSP Office Hours:

  • Monday - Thursday: 8am-5pm
  • Friday: 8am-1pm

DSP Summer 2024 Testing Hours:

  • Monday - Thursday: 9 am - 3:30 pm 
  • Fridays: 9 am - 2 pm 
    • *Please note on Friday's, exams can end at 2 pm, but the front desk will be closed and counseling appointments after 1 pm can be moved to online appointments.

Planned DSP Summer 24 Office Closures

  • 05/30 hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm 
  • 05/31: Office Closed for in person services, please email evc.dsp@evc.edu for questions or scheduling on 5/31.  

Campus Closures for Holidays

The DSP will be closed during Campus Holidays. Those dates can be found here on the Academic Calendar. 

Contact DSP

  Location Contact
DSP Office  Student Services Building, SC 120 evc.dsp@evc.edu ; (408) 270-6447
DSP Testing Student Services Building, SC 119 evc.dsptesting@evc.edu

 

Contact Name Title Location Contact
Alyssa Larios DSP Coordinator SC-120 alyssa.larios@evc.edu
Grace Tong DSP Counselor  SC-120 boyang.tong@evc.edu
Dona Phan Adjunct DSP Counselor SC-120 doan.phan@evc.edu
Margaret Faumui-Timoteo Program Assistant SC-120 margaret.faumui@evc.edu ; (408) 270-6447
Debbie Collins Assistive Services SC-120 Debra.Collins@evc.edu; (408) 531-6139
David Micetich Adaptive Media SC-120 David.Micetich@evc.edu; (408) 531-6142

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