EOPS and CARE
Extended Opportunity Programs and Services
Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) is here to make sure students disadvantaged by social, economic, educational or linguistic barriers get the resources they need.
EOPS students who are single parents receiving public assistance can also access the CARE program for additional support services.
To be eligible for EOPS you must:
-Be a California Resident or CA DREAMER/DACA/AB540 student
-Be enrolled full-time (12+ units) during your first semester in EOPS or have a DSPS reduce unit accommodation
-Have earned less than 70-degree applicable units when applying for EOPS
-Qualify for a California College Promise Grant Method A, B or C with a Zero Expected Family Contribution (EFC)
-Show supporting documentation for one of the following educational disadvantages:
- Did not graduate from high school or obtain an equivalent
- Graduated from high school with an average GPA of less than a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
- Do not qualify for college-level math or English as required for an Associate Degree
- First-generation college student (your parent(s) did not receive a bachelor’s degree in any country)
- You are an emancipated foster youth and/or you were in foster care, kinship care guardianship, and/or ward of the court at least one day after your 16th birthday (you must between the ages of 18-25)
- The primary language spoken at home is not English.