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)

•            Have fewer than 45 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 


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)



1.                   Meet State eligibility requirements

2.                   Complete an Application

3.                   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