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 College Promise Grant (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)



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