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 (federal poverty guidelines), 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)  
Note: Foster Youth (9+ units)-ACCESS students (6+ units with a verification letter)

• Have less than 50 degree applicable units  

• Qualify to receive a California College Promise Grant A or B or C (with $0  EFC) and     (apply at CCCAPPLY)             

• Be educationally disadvantaged as defined by EOPS   

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Educationally Disadvantaged                 

EOPS  defines educational disadvantages as:  

• 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)  

To be APPROVED for EOPS   

1. Meet State eligibility requirements  

2. Complete an EOPS Application

3. Submit and turn in "ALL" necessary documents               

4. Print Schedule Bill from Portal  

5. Transcripts (high school and college, if applicable)  

6. Verification from ACCESS for less than 12 units  

7. Attend Mandatory Orientation