Porterville College

Disability Resource Center (DRC)

Disability Resource Center

The Disability Resource Center (DRC) provides services for students with physical, learning and other types of disabilities. 

The DRC is located in AC-115. Services will be based on the level of disability and the academic needs of each student. Students may be interested in improving job skills, getting a vocational certificate, pursuing personal enrichment, or planning to transfer to a four-year college. 

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) mandate that students with learning, physical or other types of disabilities receive services to allow an equal experience in education. The Disability Resource Center is the central area for these free services.

Students can make alternate media requests through the Disability Resource Center.

Students with a verifiable disability who are not participants in the Disability Resource Center program, but who still wish to utilize special accommodations should contact the Vice President of Student Services, in AC-126.


The mission of the Porterville College Disability Resource Center (DRC) is to facilitate learning, promote independence, and encourage life-long learning to the students we serve. The goal of the DRC is to provide our students the opportunity to succeed through a student-centered approach that is focused on providing equal access. We strive to insure that reasonable accommodations are provided that will assist our students in reaching their true potential. The DRC is a caring and supportive place of acceptance where each students individuality is embraced and celebrated.

Orientation Dates

Please RSVP in advance to attend, a Google form has been linked below. 

New Student Orientation

July 29, 2019- 2:00PM-3:00PM

July 31, 2019- 10:00AM-11:00AM

Continuing Student Orientation

July 30, 2019- 10:00AM-11:00AM

August 1, 2019- 2:00PM-3:00PM

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