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Eligibility & Application Info

Learn more about the eligibility requirements for Special Resource Center services and find out how to apply to El Camino College.

The Special Resource Center's primary objective 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 available to facilitate the process of reasonable classroom accommodations.

How to Apply

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

  1. Apply: Submit an application to El Camino College.
  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: Schedule an appointment with a counselor (for academic planning) or a disability specialist (for accommodations) by visiting the Appointments webpage or by contacting the front desk at 310-660-3295 or SRCinfo@elcamino.edu.
  4. Register for Classes: View the class schedules and learn more about registration priorities.
  5. Pay All Fees and Succeed!


  • A verifiable medical 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.


For more information, contact the SRC at SRCinfo@elcamino.edu or 310-660-3295.