All disabled students who are accepted into the DSPS program are eligible to use the High Tech Center (HTC). The High Tech Center provides students individualized training and support in the use of assistive technology and equipment so that students are able to achieve academic success. Students may also access web resources and free printing in the High Tech Center.
This list is not all inclusive. Additional resources are available through ACCESS Programs.
We can provide alternative formats through Learning Ally, Bookshare, audible.com, and Project Gutenberg
Each time a student utilizes High Tech Center (HTC) resources, he/she must sign in and out of the High Tech Center check-in station. Tracking student use of the High Tech Center allows us to justify providing services and investing in resources which enable disadvantaged students to succeed.
ACCESS students may print up to 50 pages per day, free of charge, in the High Tech Center. Students are encouraged to print jobs double-sided whenever possible. Instructions on how to print are posted in the High Tech Center.
If an ACCESS student needs assistance with note-taking, a request form may be obtained from Wendy Coward or Robin Duff in ACCESS PROGRAMS. Once the request has been received, Wendy or Robin will work with the student and instructors to arrange note-taking services.
ACCESS students with special testing accommodations may arrange to take exams in the Learning Assistance Center (LAC). Exams must be scheduled at least two business days in advance. Under extenuating circumstances, a counselor may allow a student to be proctored in the High Tech Center in lieu of the LAC, but this must be included on the accommodation form and scheduled directly with the Alternative Media Specialist, Juli Maikai.
Students may schedule individualized training on software programs or other technology available through the High Tech Center by contacting Alternative Media Specialist, Juli Maikai.
The High Tech Center is located in the main building, room 234 on the Ridgecrest/IWV campus.