frequently asked questions

How can I 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 determined to be 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

*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 by providing “above and beyond” services, including:

  • EOPS Orientation
  • Comprehensive Student Educational Plan
  • Academic counseling
  • Priority 1 Registration approval
  • Book voucher services and access to a book and supplies loan program
  • Four-year college transfer assistance
  • Help with college forms, including BOGW and more
  • Academic progress monitoring
  • Emergency loans
  • EOPS Honor Roll and the EOPS Scholarship Program
  • Bilingual assistance
  • CSU/UC Fee Waiver assistance