How to Apply

Application Steps

  1. Make sure that you have already submitted an online application to Cypress College.  You will be assigned a Student ID number that will be emailed to the email address on file – keep this with you at all times.
    1. Click on the “Charger Access Student Portal” link located here and in the middle of the DSS website main page.
    2. At the “Welcome to Charger Access!” page, click on the Online Intake button.  Log in using your myGateway ID and password.
      • Follow the instructions
      • Complete all sections
      • Upload disability documentation such as:
        1. All pages of your most recent IEP and Psychological report
        2. Medical verification from a doctor
        3. Audiology report
      • Upload unofficial transcripts from high school and college
    3. Submit your application
    4. Allow one (1) week for DSS to contact you by email to schedule a New Student Appointment (NSA) with a counselor.
    5. During the NSA, you will discuss courses, accommodations, and your rights and responsibilities as a DSS student.