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In order to be considered for participation in the EOPS Program, the following criteria must be met:

  • Be a California Resident
  • Qualify for Financial Aid (CA Promise Fee Waiver)
  • Must be enrolled in minimum of 12 units (unless approved by Program Coordinator)
  • Must not have completed over 70 degree applicable units
  • Must meet one of the following criteria:
    • 1st generation college student
    • English Language Learner/Emergent Bilingual Household
    • Special Population - Former Foster Youth, Housing Insecure, Justice-Impacted, Currently or previously enrolled in developmental courses
    • Did not graduate high school or earned General Educational Development (GED)

If none of the above are met the EOPS/CARE Coordinator may take other relevant criteria into consideration to determine eligibility for the Program as outlined in Title V of the California Education Code.

If you are interested in applying to EOPS/CARE, please contact our Program Office: 760.355-6407 (t) / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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