Disabled Students Programs and Programs (DSPS)
MiraCosta Community College provides services and programs to students who have any of the following verified disabilities:
- Mobility Impairment
- Blind or Low Vision
- Deaf/Hearing Impairment
- Learning Disability
- Acquired Brain Injury
- Developmentally Delayed Learner
- Psychological Impairment
- Other Health Impairment
Students needing assistance, even on a temporary basis, are urged to make use of the Disabled Students Programs and Services. Click here, for more information about DSPS.
Extended Opportunity Programs & Services
Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) is a state funded program designed to recruit and retain students who are economically, socially and educationally disadvantaged. EOPS assists students in the development of their potential ability through academic support and financial assistance. The services of EOPS are designed to give students individualized attention and support to improve their chances for success. To print an application to the program or get more information, click here.
The Veterans Information Center has food that has been donated specifically to those military affiliated students in need. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Liz LaRosa (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Rebecca Morgan (email@example.com) for further information.
San Marcos Vet Center
Bo Gonzales is the Veterans Outreach Specialist for the San Marcos Vet Center who meets with students once per month in the Veterans Information Center (T100). The San Marcos Vet Center is a community based readjustment counseling center located in San Marcos, CA that is part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and offers free counseling services to eligible service members, veterans, and their families. The mission of the Vet Center is to provide a broad range of outreach and referral services to eligible service members, veterans, and their families in order to help them make a satisfying post-war readjustment to civilian life. He provides information regarding transition counseling, vocational rehabilitation, and disability compensation.
Textbook Loan Program
With this program, run through EOPS, students can borrow up to two textbooks during a regular semester and one textbook over the summer at no charge. Students interested in borrowing books must submit an online application via SURF. To get application instructions, click here.
Vet to Vet Tutoring
Beginning the second week of the semester, T100 will have tutors available Monday through Thursday to assist their peers in the subjects of Math, Biology and Chemistry, Accounting and Economics. For further information on times and subject areas, please contact the Veterans Information Center at 760-757-2121, x6222.
Vet to Vet Writing Center
Starting the second week of the semester, the Writing Center will have consultants in T100 to assist our students. The Writing Center will be in T100 Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. For further information on times, please contact the Veterans Information Center at 760-757-2121, x6222.