Disability Support Programs and Services
Our mission is to provide equitable and inclusive opportunities for students with disabilities to succeed academically, personally, and professionally at Napa Valley College. We are dedicated to promoting a welcoming and supportive learning environment where our disabled student population can access the resources, accommodations, and services they need to achieve their full potential. Through collaboration and advocacy, we strive to empower our students to become confident and independent learners, capable of navigating their academic and career paths with dignity and respect.
At Disability Support Programs Services, we believe in the following core values that guide our work and inform our decisions:
Equity: We are committed to promoting equality and fairness for all students with disabilities, regardless of their individual differences.
Inclusiveness: We embrace diversity and strive to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all students, faculty, and staff.
Empowerment: We believe in empowering students with disabilities to reach their full potential and make informed decisions about their academic and career paths.
Collaboration: We value partnerships and collaborations with students, faculty, staff, and community organizations to achieve our mission and goals.
Respect: We treat all students, faculty, and staff with dignity and respect, recognizing their unique strengths, abilities, and challenges.
Accessibility: We are dedicated to making our programs, services, and technology accessible to all students with disabilities, promoting their success and independence.
Napa Valley College is in compliance with state regulations, Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1990, and the American Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, religious creed, marital status or disability. More information about disability policies and the law.
How to Apply & Access DSPS Accommodations and Services
- Option 1: Submit an Application for Services (Online).
- Option 2: Submit a completed DSPS Application to our office Application for Services (Fillable PDF).
- Option 3: Discuss your needs with DSPS staff by calling (707) 256-7345 or emailing email@example.com.
- Option 1: Submit with DSPS Application
- Option 2: Email or Fax DSPS Verification Form
- Option 3: Drop off Documentation at DSPS Office
- Option 1: Schedule via Cranium Café (DSPS Counselor appointment)
- Option 2: Contact DSPS Front Desk at 707-256-7345
- Complete via Docusign sent to student email
- DSPS will send a text message reminder.
- Option 1: Submit online (semester accommodation request)
- Option 2: Submit and email pdf
- Accommodations Request
- Alternate Media Request
- Note-Taker Request
- Tutoring Request
- Interpreter Request
- (707) 256-7345
- (707) 256-7459
Fall & Spring Semesters:
Monday - Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 12pm
Monday - Thursday: 8am - 6pm
McCarthy Library, Building 1700
Second Floor, Room 1766
Senior Dean, Student Affairs/DSPS & Testing Center (Student Housing Lead)
Julie HernandezAdministrative Assistant
Testing Center Specialist