EOPS Services

How to Qualify for EOPS Services:

  • Be a resident of California or Non-Resident Tuition Exempt (AB-540)
  • Be a full-time student (12 units or more)*
  • Not have completed more than 70 college degree applicable units
  • Qualify for a Board of Governors Waiver (BOGW) type A1, A2, A3 or B
  • Be considered educationally disadvantaged according to EOPS regulations
  • File an EOPS application and submit all supporting documents (you can get these from the EOPS office)
  • *DRD/DSPS, Foster Youth, CalWORKS and other students may qualify for an exception to the 12 unit requirement –please inquire about an EOPS 12-unit Waiver

Available Services:

ORIENTATION
  • Information on EOPS procedures
  • Assistance with college forms
  • Assistance with admissions, financial aid applications and accessing other resources
COUNSELING
  • Academic: course selection, vocational certificates, AA/AS degree requirements
  • Career: vocational exploration and decision making, career test interpretation
  • Personal: confidential counseling, referrals
REGISTRATION PRIORITY

Priority 1 Registration approval: special registration before Priority 2 registration opens each semester

BOOK VOUCHERS/AWARDS

Vouchers for purchasing textbooks each semester from the SRJC Bookstore

BILINGUAL ASSISTANCE IN SPANISH
TRANSFER ASSISTANCE
  • Assistance in meeting the requirements for transfer
  • Assistance with applications: CSU/UC admissions, EOP forms
  • Assistance with CSU/UC Admissions Fee Waivers
C.A.R.E. (COOPERATIVE AGENCIES RESOURCES FOR EDUCATION)

Financial assistance (grants, meal vouchers, vehicle maintenance) for single heads of households in EOPS on Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)

To be eligible for C.A.R.E., students must:

  • Be receiving EOPS services
  • Be a single head of household
  • Be 18 years or older
  • Be currently receiving TANF, Sonoma Works, or CalWORKS cash award for your household
NextUp (Formely CAFYES -COOPERATING AGENCIES FOR FOSTER YOUTH EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT)

Financial assistance for foster youth in the form of housing/rent grants, meal vouchers, gas cards, bus passes, additional grants for books and supplies and follow-up counseling support and referrals.

To be eligible for NextUp, students must:

  • Be receiving EOPS services
  • Be considered a California Foster Youth between the ages of 16 and 26 years
  • Be enrolled in at least 9 units at Santa Rosa Junior College

For more information, please go to the NextUp webpage.