How to Apply

Application Steps

  1. Submit an online application to Cypress College.  You will be assigned a Student ID number – keep this with you at all times.
  2. Click on the “Charger Access Student Portal” link located in the middle of the DSS website main page.
  3. At the “Welcome to Charger Access!” page, click on the Online Intake button.  Login using your myGateway ID and password.
    • Follow the instructions
    • Complete all sections
    • Upload disability documentation such as:
      1. Most recent IEP and Psychological report
      2. Medical verification from a doctor
      3. Audiology report
    • Upload unofficial transcripts from high school and college
  4. Submit your application
  5. Allow one (1) week for DSS to contact you by email to schedule a New Student Appointment (NSA) with a counselor.
  6. During the NSA, you will discuss courses, accommodations, and your rights and responsibilities as a DSS student.