How to Become a De Anza College DSS Student

At De Anza College, we've made it easy to apply for admission and qualify for priority enrollment, so you can get the classes you need to achieve your goals.

All it takes is a few simple steps ...
In order to receive your disability-related services and accommodations at De Anza College you must first complete these steps:

Apply Online

De Anza uses the statewide application system known as OpenCCC. This online system is designed to accommodate most students.

Complete the De Anza College application and you will receive your CampusWide IDentification (CWID) number and password to access the college’s MyPortal site.



When you fill out the application, remember to declare a major (not "undecided") and select a goal of transfer, degree or certificate if you want to qualify for priority enrollment.

Submit DSPS Application

Complete and submit the online DSPS Application for services:

My Portal

  1. Login to MyPortal,
  2. Select the Student tab and find the “ClockWork Student Portlet”, and
  3. Select “ClockWork De Anza Disability Progs & Svcs”. 

Submit Disability Verification Form

Submit a completed Disability Verification Form to verify your disability(ies):

Download Packet[BROKEN LINK]

Give your Doctor or appropriate health professional the:

  • Instruction Letter, (NOTE: Fill in the date)
  • Disability Verification Form (NOTE: You must fill out the Student Information portion before giving the form to your Doctor or appropriate health professional).
  • Disabilities Definitions and Documentation sheet.

Return the completed Disability Verification Form to DSPS.

Submit Options:

  • FAX to (408) 864-5492
  • Have it scanned then e-mail as an attachment to
  • Bring it in person to RSS 141
  • Scan it before step 2 then upload it during the online DSPS Application process.

See DSS Counselor

Complete these steps and you will be promptly scheduled to meet with a DSPS Counselor to set up all of your classes, services, and accommodations. 

Questions regarding your appointment should be directed to the Sr. Secretary at Disability Support Services (DSS) at (408) 430 - 7681.

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