Disability & Educational Support Program (DESP)

DESP Services video

If you are a student with a disability that affects your education, the Disability and Educational Support Program (DESP) can assist you in achieving your educational goals. We provide a variety of services and specialized courses designed to insure access to all campus programs, services, and facilities, and to facilitate maximum student independence and success. DESP provides help with:

If you are requesting services, you will need to meet eligibility criteria. A physical, mental learning, or sensory disability that qualifies for academic accommodations under the law must be verified by a credentialed, certified, or licensed professional. A counselor or program specialist will guide you through the intake and verification process.

Begin our application

Watch video on how to apply to DESP.

DESP Online Services

  1. Click on the DESP Online Services button(above).
  2. Login to DESP Online Services:
    • Enter username: G0 followed by your West Valley ID#
    • Enter password: Welcome1
  3. Sign any e-agreements(Test Agreement, Notetaking Agreement, etc.).
  4. Follow instructions to select accommodations for the courses shown in which you are registered.




August 14 - August 25

Monday -  8:30 AM - 4:00 PM


Beginning August 28

Monday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM
3:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
*Friday 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
 *Friday tests should be pre-approved
DESP Location : LS Building

DESP Voice (408) 741-2010

DESP TTY (408) 741-2658

DESP Fax (408) 867-4882

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