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Bob Murphy Access Center (BMAC), formerly known as Disabled Student Services

The Bob Murphy Access Center assists students with disabilities as they secure their university degrees at California State University, Long Beach. Read more about BMAC.

Scheduling Your New Student Appointment

You can make an appointment via the front desk at BMAC located at the Student Success Center, #110, or by phone at, 562-985-5401 or via our new e-mail address
If you are making your appointment via e-mail be sure to include in the e-mail subject:"New Student Appointment Request."

What You Will Need for Your Appointment

New Students appointments are estimated to be 1 hour in length
  • Documentation of your disability in the form of a letter from a Doctor or mental health professional. (See Guidelines for Documentation - PDF)
  • Student ID
  • Class Schedule
  • Syllabus (if available)

We look forward to seeing you in the upcoming semester and wish you all a great start to Spring 2020!!

Returning BMAC Students

Please read the below information if you are requesting BMAC accommodations for any of your SPRING 2020 courses.

BMAC has developed a new process for returning BMAC students to renew accommodations from previous semesters. Please click on this Returning Student Accommodations Form link to complete and submit the form.

Only submit a request for accommodation renewal if:

  • your schedule is FINALIZED
  • AND, you have a SYLLABUS for the course(s) you are requesting accommodations in.

Please note that it will take about 7-10 business days after you fill out the form to receive a follow up.

IMPORTANT: If you require technical assistance with the submission of this form or are requesting a change to your accommodations, contact BMAC at (562) 985-5401 to schedule an appointment.

Student Information Sheet - PDF

Please fill out the Student Information Sheet and return it to BMAC prior to your appointment. Please email (, hand deliver, mail or fax (562-985-4529) this form to BMAC. If you are unable to open the file direcly in your browser, please download and save the file to your computer in order to open and access the form.

Students with visual limitations can contact the AIM Center at (562) 985-1663 for assistance in filling out this document.

News & Events

Exciting news! Disabled Student Services has moved to the new Student Success Center SSC (Room 110)!! Additionally, we have changed our name to the Bob Murphy Access Center (BMAC).

Bob Murphy Access Center

Location: SSC, room 110
Phone: (562) 985-5401
Fax: (562) 985-7183
Fall & Spring Semester Office Hours: Monday through Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM

Fall & Spring Semester Testing Hours: Monday through Thursday: 8 AM - 7 PM, Friday: 8am - 5pm
Winter & Summer Break Hours: Monday through Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM

Autism Services

Location: SSC, room 110H
E-mail: VACANT (preferred form of contact)
Phone: (562) 985-1675
Fax: (562) 985-7183

Deaf & Hard of Hearing Support Services

Location: SSC, room 110L
Phone: (562) 985-5426

Video Phone: (562) 286-6671, (888) 442-7308.

Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM) Center

Location: Academic Services, Room 116
Phone: (562) 985-1663

Fax: (562) 985-2016
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Stephen Benson Learning Disability Program

Location: SSC, room 110
Phone: (562) 985-4430
Fax: (562) 985-4529
Hours: Monday through Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM

Service and Emotional Support Animals

Location: SSC, room 110
Phone: (562) 985-5401
Fax: (562) 985-7183

Support Services & Advising Program

Location: SSC, room 110
Phone: (562) 985-4635
Hours: Monday through Thursday: 8 AM - 7 PM, Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Extended evening and weekend hours are available, contact the Support Services Program for more information.)

Workability IV Program

Location: Brotman Hall, Room 250
Phone: (562) 985-8038
Hours: Monday through Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM

Download the Bob Murphy ACCESS Center Brochur

Download the Bob Murphy Access Center Brochure (PDF)