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3180 Disabled Students/Programs and Services

The Governing Board of Hartnell College supports programs and services that provide equal educational opportunities for students with disabilities who can profit from instruction at Hartnell College.  These programs and services shall be provided through the Disabled Students/Programs and Services (DSPS).  The overall objectives of the DSPSshall be to assist students with disabilities to participate in the regular educational programs at Hartnell College.

Services of the DSPSshall be available to students with professionally verified disabilities.  The abilities of the student shall be enhanced by providing appropriate services, reasonable accommodations, academic adjustments, accessible facilities, equipment, instructional programs, rehabilitation counseling and academic counseling.  Reasonable effort shall be made by Hartnell College to provide assistance to allow for each disabled student to achieve his or her academic potential. 

Participation of a student with disabilities in the DSPS is voluntary.  Enrollment in the DSPS does not preclude any student with disabilities using or enrolling in any and all other Hartnell College services and academic programs.

The Office of Student Affairs shall assure that the DSPS program conforms to all requirements established by the relevant law and regulations.

Education Code, Sections 67310 and 84850; Title 5, Sections 56000-56076
Adopted: 10-1-85
Revised and Adopted: 1-5-88, 1-2-90, 11-3-92, 4-4-95, 4-6-98, 6-2-09