Apply for Services

California State University, Fresno students who have a verified disability are eligible for services through the SSD office. To receive services, follow these steps:

  1. Students must complete an application form and provide SSD with verification of disability from an appropriate and acceptable professional. Documents including diagnosis, prognosis, and functional limitations assist SSD staff in providing the best fit accommodations.IEP/504 plan documents may be considered based on content.
  2. Make an appointment for an initial interview with a Disability Management Specialist (DMS). When you meet with the DMS, you will discuss the functional limitations you may experience while on campus and different accommodations that may be helpful to you. Following a full review of your application package, a final meeting will be scheduled to confirm eligibility and to develop an accommodation plan.
  3. Additional appointments may be necessary for training and orientation in using specific accommodations to best serve the student.

Perspective Students: Incoming Freshman or Transfer Students; Click Here to learn more about your transition process. 

NOTE: Students seeking services for Early Start Click Here:



The information on this website is available in alternate formats. Please call our office at (559) 278-2811 to make your request.