Extended Opportunities Program & Services
EOPS is now accepting applications, we encourage students to apply and become a member of the EOPS family!
Click on the icon below to connect to the EOPS/CARE Counseling Virtual Counter on Zoom!
Monday- Thursday 8:15 AM to 7:00 PM
Friday 8:15 AM to 5:00 PM
The Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOPS) offers services such as priority registration, book grants, transportation assistance, individualized counseling, tutoring, and community referrals to eligible students. Our staff is available to assist and support students in navigating personal, psychological, academic, and/or career-related issues through empathy, cultural-competence, and a commitment to equity and social justice. Also under the umbrella of EOPS is the CARE (Cooperative Agency Resources for Education) Program, designed to support qualified single parents receiving TANF/Cash Aid assistance.
- Priority Registration (Group 1)
- Book Grant*
- Transportation Assistance (bus Passes*; Parking Permits)
- Supplies (E.G., Scantrons, Blue Books, Pencils, Snacks)
- Individualized Career/ Personal/ Academic Counseling
- One- On -One Tutoring Services
- Cap and Gown Assistance
- Gas Cards and "Super" Book Grant* (CARE Program Only)
- *Additional Criteria May Apply
In order to qualify for the EOPS/CARE 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.