How to Apply to DSS
Visit the Charger Access Portal at dss.cypresscollege.edu.
Click on Apply to DSS
Log in using your myGateway ID and password.
Follow the instructions, completing all sections on the application. You must upload disability documents (such as a letter from your medical provider, IEP or 504 plan, or our form) and an unofficial transcript. Click submit at the bottom of the form.
After you submit the online intake application, disability documentation, and transcripts through Charger Access, a DSS counselor will review your application and documentation. Please allow one (1) week for DSS to contact you by EMAIL to schedule a New Student Appointment (NSA) with one of our counselors. If DSS requires additional information prior to approving your application, you will receive an email asking for such.