Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS)

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) is designed to improve access, retention and completion of educational goals for students who are low income and educationally disadvantaged. EOPS students have the potential to succeed in college but have not been able to realize their potential because of economic and/or educational barriers.

The EOPS Program is open for Fall 2015:

EOPS will accept applications for Fall 2015 beginning May 4, 2015.

--For a copy of the EOPS application please click here:  EOPS Application
--Fall 2015 class schedule (with 12+ units) from WebSMART.
--A copy of your Board of Governor's Fee Waiver for 2015-2016 (BOGFW), method A or B
--Go to WebSMART select "Financial Aid" tab and go to "Award Information"
--A copy/copies of unofficial college transcripts from other institutions

Student Responsibilities:

1.  Attend an EOPS orientation every semester (New students in person. Continuing students on-line)

2.  Make 3 required EOPS appointments:
     --1st Appointment Deadline: TBA
     --2nd Appointment Deadline: TBA
     --3rd Appointment Deadline: TBA

3.  Maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or better

EOPS services (subject to modification depending on funding):

  • Counseling
  • Bilingual counseling in Spanish
  • Transfer assistance (Transfer Center)
  • UC and CSU application fee waiver
  • Book Services Program (for required textbooks- amount varies)
  • Vocational grants (up to $300 Cosmetology, Automotive, Tcom)
  • Priority Registration
  • Calculator Loans
  • Testing Supplies

Office Hours for EOPS Office

Spring 2015  Hours
Monday - Thursday 8:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:00 - 12:00 noon


Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

EOPS/CARE faculty and staff have identified the following Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for the various services provided by Counseling Division.

EOPS students on academic probation (67% completion rate and/or 2.0 or lower GPA) will be able to write a statement that illustrates the EOPS/CARE probation policy and how student get off EOPS probation
[ISLO: Personal Actions and Civic Responsibility]

All EOPS/CARE students will be able to utilize electronic tools to communicate with staff and to receive program information
[ISLO: Technological Awareness]

Current EOPS/CARE students will demonstrate initiative to personal eligibility for program services
[ISLO: Personal Actions and Civic Responsibility]

Mission Statement

To empower and transform a global community of learners

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) will be assessed using:

  • Surveys
  • Questionnaires
  • Review of collected data, and
  • Other methods


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