Section Two: Using Disability Services and Accommodations


The College awards a number of competitive scholarships, often totaling more than $50,000 annually, specifically to students with disabilities. Many of these have been funded through the generosity of the community and from bequests by donors with a special interest in supporting the success of persons with disabilities.

Among these have been the:

Announcements and application information of the above scholarships are posted on Financial Aid's scholarship website or visit their offices in the Baldwin Winery Building (Entrance just off the main Campus Center patio)  See map .

DSS Students are encouraged to apply. DSS Counselors or LD Specialists are available to assist students with the process.

The chances of receiving a scholarship are increased if students also apply for other applicable scholarships offered by the College. The deadline to apply for most of the more than 100 scholarships offered annually is mid-February. The DSS office hosts Application Workshops each year during early Winter quarter to help students with the scholarship process.

In addition to annually-awarded competitive scholarships, Book Scholarships are available quarterly to eligible students in DSS.

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Section One: Coming to De Anza College

Section Two: Using Disability Services and Accommodations

General / College-Wide Accommodations and Services

Instructional / Classroom Accommodations and Services:

Alternate Media Services:

Deaf or Hard of Hearing Services:

Legal Aspects

Concerns and Complaints

Section Three: Disability Support Programs & Services Instruction

Section Four: Success Strategies

Section Five: Campus and Community Life

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