Disability Resource Center (DRC)
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
- 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.
How to Access the DRC Virtual Office
Please click the "Full Screen" icon in the video menu (right side arrows) for best viewability.
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.
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.
In-Person Hours for Fall 2023
Monday and Thursday: 7:30am - 5:30pmTuesday and Wednesday: 7:30am - 6:30pm Friday: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Call 559-791-2215 or join us in Zoom during Virtual Office Hours to schedule an appointment.
Virtual Hours for Fall 2023
Monday & Tuesday: 2:00pm - 5:30pm or by appointmentWednesday & Thursday: 8:00am - 11:00am or by appointment Friday: by appointment only
Click here to open the DRC Virtual Office in Zoom:
If you need to schedule a virtual (Zoom) appointment outside of these hours, please call DRC (559) 791-2215