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 SSD Application for Services 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. 
  3. Additional appointments may be necessary for training and orientation in using specific accommodations to best serve the student.


TRiO -  Student Support Services for students with Disabilities

New Academic Student Support Services Program at SSD!

Fresno State was recently awarded a grant to establish a new Student Support Services Program for students with disabilities; TRiO - SSSD. The program will be coordinated as part of our existing Services for Students with Disabilities program. For the first time on our campus disabled college students who are also first-generation and low-income will benefit from a sizable grant awarded to Fresno State by the U.S. Department of Education's TRiO Student Support Services program. 

 Applications are now available! (Click Here) 

For Full TRiO Details, click on the link below


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