Extended opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS), is a state funded program designed to encourage the enrollment, retention, and the transfer of students challenged by language, social, economic, and educational disadvantages, and to facilitate the successful completion of their goals and objectives in college.


To be eligible, a student must:

  •  Be a resident of California or AB540 (Dream Act)
  •  Be enrolled as a full-time student (12+ units)
  •  Have fewer than 45 degree applicable units
  •  Qualify to receive a California Board of Governor's Fee waiver (BOGFW) A or B (apply at CCCAPPLY)
  •  Be educationally disadvantaged as defined by EOPS


Educationally Disadvantaged                

EOPS defines educational disadvantages as:

  •  Assessment test scores (below Math 05, English 1A)
  •  Do not have high school diploma, GED or H.S. proficiency
  •  High school GPA below 2.5 (submit high school transcript)
  •  Previously enrolled in remedial education (High school or College)
  •  First generation college student (parents didn't obtain a bachelor's degree)
  •  Emancipated Foster Youth
  •  Parents are not native English speakers



  • Complete an Application
  • Attend "Mandatory" Orientation
  • Turn in "ALL" necessary documents :                     
  1. Test scores, if applicable
  2. class print out (official copy from admissions)
  3. Transcripts (high school or college, if applicable)
  4. Verification from ACCESS for less than 12 units                       


If you are willing to invest in the future and increase the quality of your education, please call (805) 378-1464