The mission of Disabled Students Programs and Services is to provide surroundings that recognize the worth, value, and potential of students with disabilities in an intellectually stimulating environment, which encourages students to become functioning, productive, and contributing members of society.


The Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS) works to encourage an environment so students may realize their lifes potential. In good faith, DSPS will make efforts to foster the students physical and mental well-being. The DSPS department at College of the Canyons believes in maintaining academic integrity and encourages realistic choices for academic and vocational goals. The faculty and staff at COC work to ensure the DSPS philosophy is implemented for the benefit of the students.