Attention All SAS Students
Based upon the college’s guidance in response to COVID-19,the SAS office and SAS High Tech Center will have limited in-person services available.
The High Tech Center is available for limited in-person support during the Spring 2022 semester. Please visit the High Tech Center page for more information.
For answers to questions you might have related to SAS or other Student Service programs, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Information for Students Page. For campus updates, please visit the MiraCosta College COVID Update Website.
For questions or requests to speak with a SAS staff member, we highly encourage you to complete a short questionnaire by clicking here: SAS INFORMATION AND REQUEST FORM. Your responses will help us determine the appropriate member of our team to assist you further. Please consider using this method first. You may also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a voicemail for us at 760.795.6658. Our staff check email and voicemail regularly throughout the day and will reply within 1-2 business days. For both email and voicemail, please be ready to leave your name, SURF ID and best phone number for us to reach you. SAS Counselors will continue to monitor their emails if you would like to email them directly.
The online chat feature is designed for quick questions when staff are available. A counseling appointment or phone call with staff may be needed if additional support or assistance is required. Please note: The chat feature is compatible with Chrome and Firefox browsers only.
Hours of operation for Online Chat: Monday thru Thursday, 8am to 4:30pm and Fridays 8am to 3pm.
For information on various Abilities Awareness Month Activities, please visit the Social Justice and Equity Center website for History & Heritage Month activities.
- Jeff Higginbotham
- Michelle Farnam
- Kris Peck
Learning Disability Specialist/Counselor/Instructor
- Krystle Taylor
Learning Disability Specialist/Counselor
- Brittany Daniels
Associate Counselor (Noncredit programs)
- Katie Tewes
- Shaylah Turk
- Henry Cohn-Geltner
Assistive Technology Assistant
- Chendo Bretado
Administrative Support Assistant III
- Pamela Le Blanc
Student Services Specialist
- Abrey Nydegger
Student Services Coordinator (Exam/ Notetaker Accommodations)
- Denise Jessup
Questions related to assistive technology or altenate media, please email:
- Aaron Holmes
Student Accessibility Services provides support, services, resources and accommodations for students with verified disabilities. Our belief is that disability is not a limitation, but rather an indication of perseverance, strength & determination in accomplishing all life endeavors. Our intention is to promote access, equity and inclusion; to instill a true sense of belonging at MiraCosta College for students with disabilities.