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Disability Support Services

Consistent with CSUSM’s goals, the Office of Disability Support Services (DSS) has been designated to provide services and accommodations to students with disabilities to ensure that they have both equal opportunity and access in their educational pursuits. The DSS office is located within Craven Hall in Suite 4200.


Fall and Spring Semesters

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Fridays: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Summer Hours

  • Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Summer hours begin on May 20th, 2019. 

The DSS staff are available for both walk-in and scheduled appointments during this time. Individuals wishing to call DSS can do so by dialing (760) 750-4905 or (760) 750-4909 (TTY) and our fax number is (760) 750-3445.

Email inquiries can be sent to

Mission Statement and Goals

The Office of Disability Support Services (DSS) is committed to providing opportunities for higher education to students with disabilities and to making the programs, activities and facilities at California State University San Marcos fully accessible.

  • To ensure that campus policies address the needs of students with disabilities.
  • To ensure that students with disabilities have full access to campus facilities and programs.
  • To improve the campus community’s awareness and understanding of students with disabilities.
  • To ensure that educational policies and curricula are accessible for students with disabilities.
  • To interact with other agencies in the community who provide services to individuals with disabilities to ensure the availability of all resources.
  • To provide appropriate support services for students with disabilities to ensure their participation in the full range of campus programs and activities.
  • To involve students in assessing current needs, recommending new services, and expanding existing services as needed.
  • To ensure the campus remains physically accessible by providing valuable input to those individuals responsible for future campus construction projects and the maintenance of the existing site.
  • To collaborate with other campus units in providing outreach and retention services to all CSUSM students, including students from diverse populations.

For those of you interested in getting in touch with us by mail, our address is:

Disability Support Services
California State University San Marcos
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos, CA 92096-0001