How to Apply: New Students

Students new to OSS (Office of Special Services) are REQUIRED to complete the OSS application process. The application process requires four (4) items:

  1. Download and complete the New Student Application Form using Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  2. Read through and complete the OSS Orientation and Orientation Quiz. A link to the quiz can be downloaded at the bottom of the OSS Orientation page
  3. Verification of your disability. Students with and Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and/or 504 students can submit these documents. Or, a letter from a medical professional or learning disability specialist who can verify your disability.
  4. Complete the Voter Preference Form Visit the CA Secretary of State site to download the Voter Preference Form in your preferred language.

Please contact OSS if you need any assistance with the steps above. Once completed, please email all four (4) items to

For recent high school graduates:

You might be interested in how our services will differ from the services you received in High School. Please view the document below for more information:

Contacting OSS at LACC:

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

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


Voicemail: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2270 (TTY/TDD)

Online: OSS on Cranium Cafe