Welcome

Hello and welcome to DSPS Testing and Tutorial Center at De Anza College. We offer tutoring, test proctoring, note taking and services for deaf and hard of hearing DSS students.

Fall tutoring will be available starting Sept. 28 and will include both on-campus and online tutoring for general subjects, math and science, as well as reading and writing help. Please check back for updates and the tutoring schedule.

For additional tutoring resources, please visit the Student Success Center (SSC) website:

  • Click the yellow button for the subject you need, and then follow the instructions to enroll in  online tutoring through the Canvas system.
  • Once you are enrolled in Canvas, you can click on the Modules to choose the SSC area for your course.
  • If you need help with Canvas, please visit the Online Education Center's Canvas Help webpage.

Here's How to Reach Us

You can reach us by emailing dsstutoring@deanza.edu

Please check back for the updated tutoring schedule.

Our Services

Here are some of the services provided by the DSPS Testing and Tutorial Center. Below this list, you can view our online tutoring schedule.

Test Proctoring Services

Accommodation for classroom testing provides an equal opportunity for students with verified disabilities to demonstrate mastery of the course objectives and take required course exams or evaluative assignments.

Accommodated Testing

For completely online courses: We have asked your instructors to please be flexible and build extra time accommodations into their online quizzes, exams and finals. You will not need to schedule an appointment with our office.

On-campus proctoring is currently by appointment only: If you have a need for proctoring of an on-campus exam, please reach out to our office during normal business hours (8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thrusday and 8 a.m.-noon on Friday) and no less then three academic days before the exam is scheduled to be given, as to allow for the review of your request.


Provide the following information for your on-campus course in your email to dsstestproctor@deanza.edu:

  • Your name and college student ID

  • Class name and CRN

  • List the day, and the time of the scheduled test will take place and the in-class duration.

* Please note that all tests will take place in LCW 110, located behind the library.

Please contact us as soon as possible to schedule your appointments for the quarter.

  • Where you will test: LCW 110
  • Email: dsstestproctor@deanza.edu
  • Phone: 408-864-8340 or 408-864-8927 (Please leave a voicemail with your CWID and any important information pertaining to your request)

Please refer to your accommodation letter to verify your accommodations. If there are any accommodations you need help accessing virtually, please contact dsstestproctor@deanza.edu for support. It is possible that your instructor is not yet aware of this new policy, if so, please let them know to contact us with any questions they may have.

If you you are a student or faculty member who needs support or has questions regarding accommodations through Canvas or Zoom, please email dsstestproctor@deanza.edu

Note Taking Services

There are several options for obtaining note-taking services, lecture or classroom notes as an approved accommodation, such as recording lectures, instructor copies, classmate copies.

This accommodation must be approved by your DSS Counselor or LD Specialist. Please consult with them first.

Tutoring Services

See the online tutoring schedule below.

Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services

Based on individual needs, DHHS provides the following services for students enrolled in any college class:

  • Sign Language interpreting
  • Real-time captioning
  • Captioned videos/media in the classroom
  • FM Systems

COVID-19 Vaccinations

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COVID-19 vaccines are now open to all Californians age 12 and older — and that includes college students!

To find a vaccination clinic near you, visit the Santa Clara County Public Health Department website for a list of clinic sites where you can drop in without an appointment, or schedule a time that fits your schedule.

You can also search for vaccination locations in California on myturn.ca.gov or nationwide on vaccines.gov/search.

SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT


DSPS Online Tutoring

Update: On-Campus Tutoring

Most tutoring will be offered online until further notice. Check the tutors' on-campus or remote availability schedule below, or email dsstutoring@fhda.edu if you have questions or if you are interested in in-person tutoring.

Please check back for our tutoring schedule. (Tutoring during Finals Week will be by appointment only.) You can also read the Tutoring FAQs for important information.

Tutoring Subjects

  • Boo Fuqua: all levels of math, chemistry and microbiology
  • Donna Cale: all levels of math through 212, study skills, reading, writing, concepts and comprehension
  • Addy Garg: all Levels of algebra, calculus, all English/Language Arts/reading & writing courses, study and test taking strategies
  • Yume Kim: all English/Language Arts courses and reading/writing related assignments, including Humanities and Social Sciences

Math & Mixed Subject Lab Hours

All Math Labs are drop-in sessions. See notes below schedule for each tutor's subject areas.

2022 Fall

Tutorial Assistant Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Boo Fuqua 

Remote

9 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.

In-Person/ Remote

1:30 p.m.- 4 p.m.

Remote

9 a.m.-11:30 p.m.

In-Person/ Remote

1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Remote

1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Donna Cale

Remote

10 a.m. - 1:30 .p.m.

Remote

10 a.m. - 1:30 .p.m.

Remote

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

In-Person/ Remote

10 a.m.-2 p.m

Remote

10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m

Addy Garg

Remote

1p.m. - 5 p.m.

In-Person/ Remote

1p.m. - 5 p.m.

Remote

1p.m. - 5 p.m.

Remote

1p.m. - 5 p.m.

Remote

1p.m. - 5 p.m.

Language Lab Hours

Language Lab sessions are by appointment only. Please email dsstutoring@deanza.edu

2022 Fall

Tutorial Assistant Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Yume Kim

In-Person/ Remote

11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Drop in: noon - 1 p.m.

In-Person/ Remote

11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Drop in: noon - 1 p.m.

Remote

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Drop in: noon - 1 p.m.

In-Person/ Remote

noon - 3 p.m.

Drop in: noon - 12:30 p.m.

Remote

noon - 3 p.m.

Additional Tutoring From SSC

While the DSPS tutoring hours are limited, you can also visit the Student Success Center (SSC) for remote tutoring assistance. Here's how to sign up with for SSC tutoring



Tutoring FAQs


Get the DISH!

(Disability Information Student Handbook)


Apply for DSS

Got Questions?

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Front Desk 

Location: LCW 110 – Room 110 in the Learning Center West building

Phone: 408.864.8839


Remote Office Hours

  • Monday-Thursday: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m. – noonpm

Testing and tutoring  accommodations are available by appointment only.

To schedule a testing appointment for on-campus courses, please email dsstestproctor@deanza.edu. See the testing guidelines.

For questions about tutoring, please email dsstutoring@deanza.edu

*We are closed on weekends and campus holidays.

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