Palomar College Learning For Success

Disability Resource Center

Counseling Services Division

Welcome to the DRC

IMPORTANT: NEW INFORMATION REGARDING DRC’S ONSITE AND VIRTUAL HOURS OF OPERATION FOR FALL 2021 EFFECTIVE AUGUST 16, 2021

We are happy to assist you!  There are a number of ways to connect with a DRC staff member and get answers to quick questions or to schedule an appointment with a DRC Counselor or other specialist. In order to maintain the health and safety of all students, faculty, and staff,  connect and engage with the DRC remotely.


Three Ways to Reach the DRC

Phone:

760-744-1150, Ext. 2375 (Connect with a Live Staff Member during our Office Hours!)

Contact Form:


****ALL DRC COUNSELING APPTS. WILL BE CONDUCTED VIA ZOOM OR PHONE AT THIS TIME FOR FALL 2021**** 

THE FOLLOWING DRC SERVICES WILL BE PROVIDED ON-CAMPUS/FACE TO FACE, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: 

  • On site test proctoring, reader, and scribe services for students taking on campus classes. Contact drcproctor@palomar.edu or 760-744-1150, Ext. 3939.  Also visit Exam Accommodations
  • Interpreting and real-time captioning for on campus classes and remote classes featuring asynchronous and synchronous learning and instruction, contact interpretercoord@palomar.edu.  For more information visit Interpreter Request 
  • On campus mobility/cart services – contact 760-744-1150, Ext. 2375 or drc@palomar.edu 

 

THE FOLLOWING DRC SERVICES WILL BE PROVIDED REMOTELY VIA ZOOM OR PHONE OR E-MAIL: 

  • DRC educational, counseling, and disability management counseling – contact 760-744-1150, Ext. 2375 or drc@palomar.edu or complete our Contact Form to schedule a remote appt with a DRC Counselor  
  • Alternate Media and Assistive Technology assessment, training, and technology: drc_atc@palomar.edu  
  • Authorized Academic Accommodation letters can be requested here
  • Professor support and consultation: drc@palomar.edu or 760-744-1150, Ext. 2375 or contact the counselor listed on the student’s Accommodation Letter directly or visit this page for a copy of the Accommodation Letter approved for a student(s) in your class 
  • LD Assessment inquiry

The DRC recognizes disability as an aspect of diversity that is integral to society and to the campus community.  The role of the DRC is to assist the campus community in creating more usable and inclusive environments and equitable access to the college experience for qualified students with disabilities through specialized instruction, technology, advocacy, and services. The DRC works collaboratively with students, faculty and staff to create accommodations to remove environmental barriers to access and bolster student retention. 

Priority Registration for Spring 2022 Classes starts Nov. 15th
STEP ONE

Selecting Classes

STEP TWO

Registration

Attend a DRC DROP-IN appt with a DRC Counselor starting 11/1 through 11/12 for help picking out your classes! Drop-ins are Monday-Thursday from 10 am to 2 pm. Join DRC’s Registration Zoom Party for Registration Support!

Call the DRC at 760-744-1150, Ext. 2375 OR e-mail drc@palomar.edu to get connected with a Drop in appt. or to receive an invite to the Zoom Registration Party!


DRC Tour


DRC Tour


New DRC Contact Form

To provide expedited service during our remote operations we have created a short online contact form. Please follow the link and complete the form to receive a timely response from the DRC.


Classroom and Department Meeting Presentations

We have a new form for class and department meetings and presentations, to submit a request Complete this form


Social Connections for Students!

Want to Connect with other Palomar students? New Fall 2021 dates: Click to view flyer.

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