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Welcome to the Disability Resource Center

Main Office: 8:00am - 4:30pm | (805)756-1395
Accommodated Testing: 8:00am - 10:00pm | (805)756-6087
Transportation Service: 7:45am - 7:00pm | (805)756-6184

For general information or specific questions complete the DRC Quick Response Form, and a staff member will contact you as soon as possible.

DRC students at a bowling and pizza party!

OPEN HOUSE ACTIVITIES

Friday, April 17th

Disability Resource Center

8AM-1PM Resource Fair

Located outside along University Union Plaza)

  • Come on over to the Disability Resource Center’s (DRC) table and chat with our staff!  We always look forward to meeting new students and their families to answer questions about the process for receiving accommodations and services after high school or when transferring from other colleges.  Together we can review your questions and begin planning for a smooth transition!  

3-5PM Student Speaker Panel & Transition to College

Located at the McPhee University Union (Bldg. #65, Room 220)

  • Join the Disability Resource Center (DRC) as our student panel shares their personal stories, tips and “words of wisdom” for transitioning and excelling in college with a disability.  Connect with current DRC students and staff as they share their strategies for success.

7:30-10:00PM, Coffee House

Located at the McPhee University Union (Bldg. #65), Room: “Chumash Auditorium”

  • ATTENTION parents and supporters of students in need of caffeine and good conversation!  After the Presidential address, stick around to ask questions of the general resources available on campus including the DRC.  It’s an excellent time to meet with staff and review any questions you may have about the transition to Cal Poly, and the process for receiving disability related services and accommodations.

To schedule an appointment with a disability specialist, please call 805-756-1395.  All students, parents and supporters are encouraged to attend the DRC Student Speaker Panel (from 3-5PM).

Wheelchair Rentals

Please check out the Mobility Equipment Rentals page for information about local organizations and companies that loan or rent wheelchairs.

Internship Opportunity

The DRC is looking to hire 2 qualified students for paid work during the 2015-2016 school year.  As DRC Interns, students will receive a wide range of experience in working with students that receive services/accommodations through the DRC.  If you are a student that is interested in applying for one of these positions, please review the job descriptions and application posted below:

DRC Intern Job Position Descriptions for 2015-2016:

Access Specialist Internship

Peer Mentor/Connections Internship

Apply Here: Intern Job Application 2015-2016

Did you know the DRC has a Peer Mentor program?

Check out the Peer Mentor site for more information.

DRC Mission

The mission of the Disability Resource Center (DRC) is to cultivate an accessible university community where students with disabilities have an equal opportunity to fully participate in all aspects of the educational environment.  We promote student learning and success through partnerships with students, faculty, and staff.

 

Info for New & Returning Students

The Disability Resource Center welcomes Cal Poly students who are interested in receiving services and accommodations for their disabilities. Find out:

How to Request DRC Services

Access Specialist Drop In Hours

The Cal Poly Accessibility Resources Site

 

Contact

Location: Bldg 124 (Student Services, across from Spanos Stadium)
Phone: 805-756-1395
Fax: 805-756-5451
Email: drc@calpoly.edu