frequently asked questions

How can I qualify for EOPS services?

  • Be a resident of California or AB-540
  • Be a full-time student (12 units or more)
  • Not have completed more than 70 units that are applicable to a college degree
  • Qualify for a Board of Governor's Waiver (BOGW) type A1, A2, A3 or B
  • Be determined educationally disadvantaged according to EOPS regulations
  • File an EOPS application and submit all supporting documents
  • 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

*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

What services does EOPS offer?

EOPS Services support the success of EOPS students in reaching their academic and personal goals through a set of “above and beyond” services, including:

  • EOPS Orientation
  • Comprehensive Student Educational Plan
  • Academic Counseling
  • Priority 1 Registration approval
  • Book voucher services and a book and supplies loan program
  • Four-year College Transfer Assistance
  • Help with College Forms, including BOGW and more
  • Academic Progress monitoring
  • Emergency Loan
  • EOPS Honor Roll and the EOPS Scholarship program
  • Bilingual Assistance
  • CSU/UC Feel Waivers