Disability Support Services

At Diablo Valley College, we provide all students an equal opportunity for success. Disability Support Services (DSS) ensures that students with disabilities have access to all that DVC has to offer. The DSS program offers appropriate support services, curriculum, instruction, and adaptive technology. We look forward to working with you as you embark on your college adventure.

If you have any questions please contact Rachel DeChristofaro at 925-969-2182 for further assistance. For more information, visit the DSS Office located in the Student Services Center, Room 248 on the main DVC campus, or call 925-969-2185.

Pleasant Hill Campus Accessible Map - pdf

Note: Priority registration

The last day for new DSS students to request priority registration for Spring 2019 is Thursday, November 14. However, students can still apply for other accommodations, such as testing or note taking services. After this date their priority registration will go into effect for Spring 2020.

DSS testing accommodations

Disability Support Services Pleasant Hill campus Fall office hours:

Monday - Thursday

8 am - 5 pm

Fridays 8 am - 3 pm

High Tech Center Fall hours:

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 am - 4 pm
Wednesday  8 am - 5:30 pm

DSS Drop-In English Writing & Study Skills/Math/Science Tutoring hours

Monday through Thursday 9 am - 3 pm SSC 232 (Student Service Center)

DSS/EOPS English 122/120 & Statistics Tutoring hours

Monday through Thursday 1 pm – 3 pm HSF 180 (behind the cafeteria)

San Ramon Campus information

  • San Ramon campus web site
  • DSS contact person Carolyn Warren 925-551-6239
  • To make a counseling appointment call 925-551-6209

Testing Accommodations - East Building E164

Monday 12:30-3:30 pm
Tuesday 12:30-3:30 pm
Wednesday 12:30-3:30 pm
Thursday 6-9 pm

Contact Disability Support Services

DSS Office Telephone: 925-969-2182
Deaf/Hard of hearing only Sorenson V.R.S 925-270-1660

Manager: David Hagerty  
Telephone: 925-969-2176 
Email: DHagerty@dvc.edu 
Office location: SSC-248 campus map
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Normal office hours
August 19 to December 20    
8 am - 5 pm  8 am - 5 pm  8 am - 5 pm  8 am - 5 pm  8 am - 3 pm