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Disability Resource Center

Counseling Services Division

Academic and Personal Counseling

Palomar College’s Disability Resource Center (DRC) provides robust academic, vocational, and personal counseling services for students with documented disabilities. DRC counselors assist with comprehensive academic services including but not limited to: certificate/associate degree options, transfer preparation, transcript review, education planning, semester course selection and scheduling. Appropriate academic accommodations are authorized and established each semester. In addition, students are provided with appropriate campus and community referrals as needed. DRC counselors are here to guide and support students through personal or disability-related concerns that may interfere with academic success.

Students will need to meet with a DRC counselor at least once per year. Continuing students with the DRC who have met with a DRC counselor within one year, may return to the DRC to pick up completed accommodation forms three working days after submitting an Accommodations Request Form. Please contact the DRC before stopping over to ensure your forms are ready for pick up.

If you are requesting accommodation forms, and it has been over one year since you have met with a DRC counselor, you will need to meet with a counselor for your accommodation forms one of the following ways:

  • Contact the DRC’s front desk at drc@palomar.edu or 760.744.1150, ext. 2376 to schedule a 30 minute appointment with a counselor,
    OR
  • Attend a Drop in Session. Drop in counseling is available Monday through Thursday, 10AM to 11AM and 2PM to 3PM; and Friday’s, 10AM to 11AM. For an explanation about when you may wish to attend drop in counseling and white it may be best to schedule a counseling appointment, visit our Drop in vs. Appointment page.