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MyDSPS Portal

Introducing the New MyDSPS Portal heading

Starting Summer 2022, City, Mesa, and Miramar Colleges now utilize the MyDSPS Portal, which enables students, faculty, and staff, to manage the accommodation process electronically. 

Select a link to Log in Now:

MyDSPS Student Portal

MyDSPS Faculty Portal

Or choose an option to learn more about the features of MyDSPS and how to use them:

mydsps information for students

If you are new to DSPS Services in the San Diego Community College District, the first step in getting connected is to complete the DSPS Application for Services.

Please have the following items available:

  1. Student ID Number: Students must have completed the SDCCD Application, and received a ten digit student ID number. Individuals without an assigned student ID number will not be able to use the MyDSPS portal.
  2. Optional- Documentation for upload-Please refer to Verification of Disability (VOD).  for details on what types of documentation qualifies.

Once you are ready to begin, please follow the steps below:

  1. Go to the Register for DSPS Services Page.
  2. Click on the "Register" Button
  3. If not already logged in you will need to enter your mySDCCD Student ID and password to continue.
  4. Fill out the Intake Registration Form
  5. Upload any documentation to be reviewed. Please double check the registration form in case you missed something.
  6. Once you are satisfied the registration form is complete, click Submit.
  7. You will receive a confirmation to the email on file in your SDCCD Portal
  8. A DSPS staff member will be in contact to schedule you a welcome appointment

If you have already met with a City College DSPS Counselor, and have been approved for accommodations, you can use the MyDSPS Portal to request, view, and manage your accommodations.

Follow these steps:

Step 1

Go to the MyDSPS Portal Main Page

Step 2
From the main screen of the student portal, click on the "Request Accommodation Letter" link.
Request Accommodation Letter

Step 3
If not already logged in you will need to enter your mySDCCD Student ID and password to continue.
sdccd login

Step 4
Select the tab titled "Accommodations" on the top left of the screen.
accommodations tab

Step 5
On the Request Accommodations screen, select which semester to view by using the drop down menue.

Step 6
Click on the "Request" button on the course you wish to request accommodations for.

Step 7
On the next screen, in the upper left select the accommodations yoyu need for this course.
select accommodations

Step 8
In the upper right, select which courses you are requesting the accommodations.
coureses request

Step 9
In the box, select if your accommodations are correct the way they are, or whether you need additional or any changes to your accommodations. Important - If you require any changes or additional accommodations, you must use the "Optional Notes" text box to specify any modifications.
change accommodations

Step 10
Scroll down to read the terms of using the online request portal, then check "I agree to the terms outlined above" and click "Submit".
agree save

That's It!
Your DSPS counselor has now been notified and will review your request. Please allow 5 business days for an approval. Your counselor may contact you to schedule a time to discuss your request if needed.  You may log back into the Student Portal at any time to track the status of your request, and once approved download a student copy of your accommodation letter.

  1. Go to the the MyDSPS Portal page.
  2. Click on "Schedule a test or exam" link.
  3. From the Testing Booking area of the portal, click on the "Schedule a test, mid-term or quiz" tab near the top left of the screen.
  4. If not already logged in you will need to enter your SDCCD ID Number and password to continue.
  5. From the Online Test Booking window, click "Next" button when ready to continue.
  6. You will see either a list of the dates and times of your exams, or a message that no dates and times are available.
    1. If you receive the message that no dates and times are available, it could mean:
      - Your instructor has not entered test information into the Instructor Portal
      Your course has no exams or quizzes
      Your exam is less than 5 days away
    2. For any of the above, contact your instructor or the DSPS college of your course for specific instructions.  You will not be able to continue with online test booking
  7. If you see a list of the dates and times of your exams, select the date of the exam you wish to schedule and click "Next".  Please note that the list will show all exams that have been entered by the instructor based on the standard class testing date.  For example, if you see 2 dates that means you have 2 separate exams/quizzes for this course. You will need to schedule each separately.
  8. Read the SDCCD Exam Guidelines and Policies and check each box, type your name, enter date and click "Next".
  9. On the next screen, verify the accommodations needed for this exam are checked and click "Next".
  10. If a slot is available the date and time will be shown, click "Next" to continue.  If no dates or times are shown, or there are no spots available, contact your class' DSPS office to book your test.
  11. Read the Confirm and Complete screen, You MUST acknowledge and click "Finish" to complete your booking.
  12. Your test is now booked and you should receive a confirmation email. You may return to the main menu and lick "My calendar" to view your appointments.  Locations of exams vary and will be shown at least 3 days prior to your exam.  Please check your calendar the day before your exam to verify your location has not changed.
  13. If for any of your exam locations that show "Instructor Providing Exam", this indicates your instructor will be proctoring the exam. Please contact your instructor for information.


Mydsps Information for Faculty

Faculty can now receive, view, and confirm letters of accommodations for students enrolled in their courses through the MyDSPS Faculty portal. Follow these steps:

  1. Go to the MyDSPS Faculty Portal
  2. From the main screen of the faculty portal, click on "Accommodation Letters" tab.
  3. If not already logged in you will need to enter your Employee ID Number and password to continue.
  4. The Accommodation Letters screen will show all students registered in your courses that have approved accommodations.  You may use the drop down menu to navigate to the desired semester.
  5. Click on the "View Letter" link on the student you wish to view.
  6. The next screen has 2 sections.  The first section allow you to review the Letter of Accommodation by clicking on the Review PDF Letter button.
  7. After reviewing the accommodation letter, you will need to complete Step 2 and confirm the receipt of the letter by checking the acknowledgment check box and clicking "Submit".  This will notify your student, and their CDA advisor, of your confirmation.
  8. You may return to the Accommodations Letters list by clicking on the tab.  You can now see that you have confirmed the first accommodation letter.  You may continue to view additional letters from this screen.  As new students with accommodations are approved they will appear in this list.
  9. You may also view your accommodations grouped by your courses by clicking on the "Courses" tab.
  10. If you have Exams and/or Quizzes you will also need to submit that information by following those instructions.

Faculty can submit and manage accommodated exam and quizzes for students enrolled in their courses through the Faculty portal.  Follow these steps:

  1. Go to the MyDSPS Faculty Portal
  2. From the main screen of the faculty portal, click on "Courses" tab.
  3. If not already logged in you will need to enter your Employee ID Number and password to continue.
  4. The Courses screen will show all of your courses that have at least one student with a disability enrolled.  You may use the drop down menu to navigate to the desired semester.
  5. Click on the "Tests and Exams" link on the course for which you wish to submit and/or manage exams and quizzes.
  6. On the next screen you will be able to tell us about an upcoming test.  To add a new test, enter the date of the test and click "Add this test".
  7. The next process has several steps that are listed on the left.  Starting with the first step, confirm the data of the test is correct, then enter the Test start time and end time.  Please note that this should be the course standard test start and end times for the entire class.  When done, click "Next".
  8. As you navigate down the screen, please provide as much information as possible in order for us to correctly provide the exam to the student. There is space at the bottom for additional information and instructions.
  9. When you click "Next" you will be shown a summary of what you have submitted.  You may upload a copy of the exam from this screen, or return to submit it later.  At the bottom you also have an option to print a copy of this entry for your records.  When done reviewing your information, click the "Submit changes" button.
  10. You may then return to enter a new test for the same course by clicking on the "Back to test listing" button.  If you need to select a different course to enter exams you may click on the "Courses" tab.
  11. DSPS has now been notified of your exam submission.  You may return to manage your exams, including uploading exam materials.  Please remember that it is the responsibility of the faculty member to submit exam and quiz information in a timely manner to DSPS.  Students are not able to schedule their exams until that information is submitted.

    In addition, please keep in mind-

    Please submit the exam and quiz information as soon as possible.

    You will need to submit a separate entry for each exam.

    If you have multiple students in one course, you only need to submit each exam once.

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