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How to Apply

If you are interested in attending El Camino College and receiving services through the Special Resource Center, it is very important that you complete the following, as early as possible, prior to the start of the semester:

  1. APPLY: Go online by clicking here on EL CAMINO APPLY.
  2. PREPARE: New and current students can take the Mathematics and English Placement Survey in their MyECC Portal. Returning students can verify if taking the survey is needed at ECC Assessment and Testing.
  3. PLAN: Contact the Special Resource Center and schedule an appointment with a counselor. Our front desk staff can book you an appointment.  Please call (310) 660-3295 and request a counseling appointment.
  4. REGISTER: Registration priorities available online: ECC Admissions & Registration.
  6. SUCCEED!  If eligible, Special Resource services are available to you.


The primary objective of the program is to assist disabled students in the successful completion of their academic endeavors. This is accomplished through a process of goal setting, personal assertiveness and progressive independence.

An individual approach is used to accommodate the needs of a wide range of limitations due to a disability. There are many special services and various specialized devices to facilitate the process of reasonable classroom accommodations.

Eligibility Requirements

  • A medical verifiable condition that lasts in excess of 45 days.
  • The ability to navigate the campus facilities independently, or with the assistance of student-provided attendant.
  • The ability to take care of personal needs unassisted or to provide one's own care attendant.
  • The possession of a stable level of health to benefit from a full semester's work.