Workability IV

WorkAbility IV (WAIV) is a partner program for SDSU students and recent alumni with disabilities. It promotes access and offers enhanced career services empowering students to:

  • Choose, plan, and prepare for a career
  • Meet academic and career requirements
  • Secure and retain employment

Accommodations: If you are unsure as to what accommodations you might need, work with your Student Disability Services counselor to identify what accommodations would best suit your particular disability.

Who is eligible?

To participate in WorkAbility IV at SDSU, you must meet all the criteria listed below:

  • A degree-seeking SDSU student or recent California State University alumni with a documented permanent disability,
  • A United States citizen or permanent resident,
  • A participant of the State of California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR). SDSU students with disabilities who are not currently participants of DOR should contact WorkAbility IV to meet with a DOR Counselor to determine your program eligibility.

Services available

Individualized assistance is provided by counselors experienced with issues of disability and employment. Services may include:

WorkAbility IV Contact Information

For general inquiries regarding the WAIV Program, email [email protected].

For questions specific to Applying to WAIV, reach out to:

Shannon Williams
WAIV Programs Assistant

Additional Resources

WorkAbility IV Partnership

WorkAbility IV is a partnership between SDSU Career Services,  SDSU Student Disability Services, and the California State Department of Rehabilitation. Learn more about the partnership.

The California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) is proud to present an audio blog featuring interviews with DOR consumers sharing their own stories in their own words. The audio blog provides an open space for our consumers to share their unique experiences as a person with a disability transitioning to independent living, equal access and employment.

Check out our blog at this link - NoticeAbilities.

The blog is fully accessible to all users. Future interviews will feature DOR’s employer partners -- sharing their experiences and making the case for hiring people with disabilities.

Additionally, we encourage consumers to contact DOR to participate in our project and share their story.