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

Special Notices

Orientation for new and ongoing students who are blind or have low vision:
For individual orientation, please contact Robert Dominick at (323) 953-4000 ext. 2271 to set up an appointment.

High Tech Center Hours:
Monday to Thursday we are open for drop-in from 9 AM to 4 PM or by appointment. Please email osshtc@lacitycollege.edu

Contact Us

Office Hours and Location

Mailing Address:
Los Angeles City College
Office of Special Services
855 N. Vermont Avenue, SSB 1st Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90029

Mondays to Thursdays 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Fridays 8:00AM - 2:00PM
Saturdays to Sundays: Closed

Student Services Building, 1st Floor


Email: oss@lacitycollege.edu
Voicemail: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2270 (TTY/TDD)

Online: OSS on Cranium Cafe