Building 700 2nd floor, Room 767L Telephone (510) 723-6909
Applications are accepted at the beginning of each Fall & Spring semester.
To apply, please print and complete the application. Submit your completed application to the EOPS/CARE front desk, Building 700 2nd fl.
Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS)
The EOPS program’s primary goal is to encourage the enrollment, retention and transfer of students disadvantaged by language, social, economic and educational circumstances, and to facilitate the successful completion of their goals and objectives in college.
- Be a California resident or AB540 designated
- Receive a Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOGW A or B)
- Be enrolled full-time (12 units) or more, with a GPA of 2.0 or higher when accepted
- Must not have completed more than 40 semester units of college degree applicable course work (includes all colleges attended)
- Be determined to be educationally disadvantaged
SERVICES PROVIDED FOR EOPS
- Early Registration
- Academic Counseling
- Transfer Preparation
- Book Vouchers
- UC, CSU and Private School campus visits
- Workshop Series
- Tutoring (Online and In-person)
The Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) Program
For single parents, EOPS offers the supplemental CARE Program with additional Support. The mission of CARE is to support the unique need of EOPS student who are single parents by promoting self-sufficiency and academic success.
- Be eligible or current EOPS student
- Be at least 18 years old
- Be a single parent and considered Head of Household
- Be a TANF (Temporary Aid for Needy Families) recipient. Student and/or dependent(s) must be receiving the cash aid.
ADDITIONAL SERVICES PROVIDED FOR CARE STUDENTS
- Meal Tickets
- Childcare Grant
- Family Activities
- Parent Workshop Series
- Personal Counseling
EOPS is also open to undocumented students.
Learn more about Dreamers support and resources for undocumented students.
CARE Eligibility Specialist
EOPS Student Services Assistant