In keeping with the open-door philosophy of the El Paso Community College District, the Center for Students with Disabilities believes that all students, regardless of disability, should have the opportunity for and full access to personal, educational, and career development. The Center is committed to the provision of a continuum of services that assists students to reach their fullest potential. Full access to El Paso Community College programs and services is facilitated by providing support services to students with a wide range of disabilities.
The Center for Students with Disabilities serves as a focal point for integrating students with disabilities into the college community. The Center assists prospective students in choosing post-secondary goals and planning strategies that will assist them in attaining these goals. Students with disabilities gain an enhanced measure of independence through developing new vocational skills and social competencies in the educational environment.