Welcome to Disability Support Services

Please Note: Learning Styles Survey is now available.

Disability Support Services (DSS) would like to welcome you to DVC and DSS. Here at DVC, students with disabilities do as well as the student body as a whole. We know that your potential as a quality student is strong! We look forward to working with you as you embark on your college adventure.

DSS is a program that is designed to ensure that students with disabilities have equal access to all of the educational offerings at Diablo Valley College. We facilitate equal opportunity through the provision of appropriate support services, curriculum, instruction and adaptive technology.

Campus Access Map - An accessible map of DVC is available at the DSS office in the Student Services Center (SSC-248) or by calling 925-969-2173.

If you have any questions please contact Lawrence Punsalang 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.

DSS/Disability Support Services Spring 2018 office hours:

Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Fridays  8:30 a.m. -1 p.m.

Parent Information Night for Incoming Fall 2018 DSS Students:

February 13, 2018 5:30pm to 7pm

March 1, 2018 5:30pm to 7pm

Parent Information flyer

Step by Step guide

High Tech Center Fall Hours:

Monday through Thursday -9 a.m.- 4 p.m. 

DSS Tutoring  Hours: 

Writing, and Study skills: Monday- Thursday 10 a.m - 2 p.m
(including courses such as English, ECE, History, Psychology, etc.)

Location: SSC 250 (High Tech Center)

Math: Monday - Thursday 9 a.m - 2 p.m.
(including courses such as Chemistry, Biology, and other sciences)

Location:  Check in at DSS Office

Possible career opportunities Special education

For a complete list of DSS programs and services

Find accessible parking on campus

Information on Services animals


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 Pleasant Hill campus map