Do I qualify for EOPS?
For EOPS, the student must meet all of the following criteria:
resident or student who meets Dream Act/AB 540 criteria (as determined by
for Board of Governor’s Fee Waiver;
“educational disadvantage”, such as: GPA in HS below 2.5 (verified
by transcript), GED or CAHSEE Certificate holder, first-generation college
student; student whose primary language is other than English; placement in
remedial-level coursework, member of an underrepresented group; emancipated
continuing college student who will have no more than 34 units of college-level
work completed (remedial units are not counted) and a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
at time of entry to the program (some exceptions may apply).
- Plan to be
a full-time student enrolled in at least12 units at time of entry to the
program, unless a waiver is granted (e.g. for student with a verified disability
or other “special circumstance”).
…and meet one of the following criteria:
- Have placed in a basic skills math or English course;
- Have previously enrolled in a basic skills math or English course;
- Be educationally disadvantaged as defined by EOPS state regulations; or
- Meet one of the alternative educational criteria identified by EOPS.
If you believe you are EOPS eligible, please come to the office during one of the open enrollment dates:
Applications for Spring 2017 will be accepted November 1st - 15th, 2016
Please stop by the EOPS Office in VL-110 to pick up an application.
- Fall 2016 enrollment is now closed.
- Applications from single parents (with a child under 14 years of age), veterans and former foster youth may be considered after the deadline as space allows.
Services Available For Eligible Participants
EOPS may provide the following services to qualified students (services are dependent on availability):
Book loans or waivers*
Counseling - Academic, Career and Personal
Financial Aid Information/Assistance
Transfer Assistance/Fee Waiver
Academic Support Workshops
ID Fee Waiver*