DSS-Student Guide

Step 1: Visit the Student Portal at dss.noce.edu.

Click on Apply to DSS.

Screenshot of a red arrow pointing to Apply to DSS icon on the DSS Student Portal web page

Step 2: Log in Using Your MyGateway Username and Password.

The username is your NOCE student ID number.

Screenshot of the mygateway login page
screenshot of the forgot password button

New students to NOCE may need to select the “Forgot password?” option to set up their password for the first time.

Contact the NOCE DSS office at (714) 808-4719 should you encounter problems with Step 2.

Step 3: Complete Online Application.

Follow the instructions, completing all sections of the application. You must upload disability documentation (ex: IEP, Triennial Assessment, Regional Center IPP/CDER, letter from medical provider, or completed NOCE Disability Verification form).

Screenshot of the section at the top portion of the registration form with the NOCE and DSS logos at the top.

Step 4: Click Submit at the Bottom of the Form.

Screenshot of a red arrow pointing to the submit button at the bottom of the dss application page.

All required items and checkboxes must be completed before submission.

Step 5: Application Confirmation and Next Steps.

An application confirmation will appear on your screen. You may choose to access voter registration through the NVRA link that is provided.

After you submit the online intake application, a DSS staff will review your application and disability documentation. Please allow one (1) week for DSS staff to contact you by EMAIL to schedule an intake appointment with a DSS counselor. You may also receive an email from DSS should the department require additional information prior to approving your application.