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Office of Special Services

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OSS Eligibility

Los Angeles City College’s Office of Special Services (OSS) authorizes accommodations, academic adjustments, and/or support services to students who have verified disabilities such as:

  • Physical Disability
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH)
  • Blind and Low Vision
  • Learning Disability
  • Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Intellectual Disability (ID)
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Mental Health Disability
  • Other Health Conditions and Disabilities

Students with disabilities who attend Los Angeles City College must make measurable progress toward their educational goals.

Student Responsibilities:

  1. I will update my OSS application each semester that I enroll in a class at LACC.
  2. I will provide OSS with any information (reports, diagnoses, etc.) deemed necessary by OSS to verify my disability(ies). (E.g., medical, psychological, and/or educational information signed by an appropriately licensed professional.)
  3. I will meet with an academic counselor/specialist to complete a Student Educational Plan/Contract and I agree to meet each semester to update my Student Educational Plan/Contract and Academic Accommodations.
  4. I will make measurable progress toward the goals established in my Student Educational Plan and meet academic standards established by the college.
  5. I will utilize OSS programs and services in a responsible manner including notification forty-eight (48) hours in advance for OSS service cancellations, appointment changes, or requests for information related to my OSS student file.
  6. I will comply with the Student Code of Conduct adopted by the Los Angeles Community College District.

How do I Apply?

New students: Please visit the page How to Apply: New Students

Continuing students: Please visit the page How to Apply: Continuing Students