Participation in DSPS is
Receiving academic adjustments, auxiliary aids, services and/or instruction shall not preclude a student
from also participating in any other course, program or activity offered by the college.
records maintained by DSPS personnel pertaining to students with disabilities shall be
protected from disclosure and shall be subject to all other requirements for handling of student records as provided in Subchapter 6 of Chapter 5.
Students have the
right to file a grievance if they feel they have been discriminated against by following the Student Complaint and grievance process. We encourage students to first communicate with DSPS Counselor(s), Learning Disabilities Specialists and/or the Director.
Students receiving academic adjustments, auxiliary aids, services and/or instruction shall:
Comply with the
student code of conduct of the college and all other applicable statutes and regulations related to student conduct.
responsible in their
use of DSPS services and adhere to written service provision policies.
When enrolled in educational assistance classes, make
measureable progress toward the goals developed for the course as established in the student's Academic Accommodation Plan.
When the student is enrolled in general college classes,
meet academic standards established by the college, as applied to all students.
Suspension or Termination of DSPS Services:
Should a DSPS student repeatedly fail to be responsible in their use of DSPS services, the student shall:
Be provided with a written notice informing them of the reason for impending suspension or termination of services;
Be permitted the opportunity to appeal the decision to suspend or terminate services;
Be provided with either a written notice of the resolution arrived at during the appeal process to continue services or a final notice for the suspension of services and the timeline for reinstatement of services.