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Disabled Students’ Program
260 César E. Chávez Student Center, #4250
Berkeley, CA 94720-4250
Voice: 510-642-0518
TTY: 510-642-6376
FAX: 510-643-9686


Office Hours:

Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 12 noon
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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Drop-in Hours (Subject to change):

Drop-ins are intended to last no more than about 10 minutes, and are for quick questions from DSP students who have already had a DSP Intake appointment. They are not to be used for Intakes, which require an hour appointment. Drop-ins are first come, first served. The drop-in schedule is below:

Monday               8:30 am-11:30 am, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Tuesday               8:30 am-11:30 am, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Wednesday          1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Thursday             8:30 am-11:30 am, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Friday                  8:30 am-11:30 am, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm


DSP Staff

Disabled Students' Program (DSP)  Director

DSP Policies & Practices/Complaints

Paul Hippolitus

TRIO/Student Support Services Director

Disabled Students' Program (DSP) Associate Director

Mary Lee Vance, Ph.D.


Disabled Students' Program (DSP) Associate Director

Auxiliary Service Procedures or Complaints

Interpreting Services

Randy Jordan

DSP Support Staff



Tina Rivera-Ambris

Student Support Services (DSP & TRIO)

Eden Alemayehu

DSP Services


Academic Accommodation Services
(Classroom accommodations, Reduced course load letters etc.)

Disability Specialist

Alternative Media Services

Martha Velasquez

Disability Access Specialist

Ben Perez
Disability Access Services

CART Coordinator

Betty Atanasu


Alvaro Gómez



WAIV (Workability IV)


WAIV (Workability IV)/DSRP (Disabled Students' Readiness Program)


Esther Green

Sandy Keach

Linda Atkinson

Kevin Shields












History of the Disabled Students' Program

Last updated: August 27, 2015