EOPS

TeamExtended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) is a state funded program that aims to help low-income and educationally disadvantaged students succeed in college. EOPS provides the following services: counseling, priority registration, book services, workshops, transfer services, and other types of support. To be eligible for EOPS, students must be a California resident, enrolled in at least 12 units when accepted into the program, meet the guidelines for the Board of Governors Waiver (BOG), and have an educational disadvantage.

 Apply for EOPS

Services

  • Counseling
  • Priority Registration
  • Book Voucher
  • Food Voucher
  • Application Fee Waiver to CSU/UC Universities
  • Laptop/Calculator/Digital Voice Recorder Loans
  • Tutoring
  • Graduation Regalia
  • Emergency Loans
  • Bus Passes
  • PTK Membership

 

Eligibility

  • California resident or AB540 Students. See AB540 Residency Forms
  • be enrolled full-time (12 units);  exemptions for students with a verified disability
  • be eligible for the Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOGW) A or B
  • Have completed fewer than 70 degree applicable units (US or Foreign Units)
  • Have placed in a basic skills math or English course or have previously enrolled in a basic skills math or English course
  • Meet one of the alternative educational criteria identified by the EOPS program

 

Student Responsibility

  • Follow the Mutual Responsibility Contract (PDF)
  • Follow your student education plan
  • Complete 12 units; unless approved for less
  • Earn and maintain a 2.00 GPA
  • Meet with your EOPS counselor three times per semester
  • Complete progress reports (*Progress Report PDF
  • Additionally, the time limitation to receive EOPS/CARE support services is 70-degree applicable units or 6 consecutive semesters 

 

 How to Apply 

  1. Apply for Cañada College Admission. 
  2. File a BOGW Application with the Financial Aid Office. Apply through WebSMART
  3. Take the Cañada Placement Test
  4. Register for 12 units
  5. Complete an EOPS Application
  6. Provide transcripts from any other colleges attended (if Applicable)

 

For more information or for an application, Please contact the office:

Fall/Spring Hours:
Mondays & Thursdays: 8am-4:30pm
Tuesdays & Wednesdays: 8am-7pm
Fridays: 8am-12pm
 
Building 9, Room 133
Phone:
650 306-3300
Fax:
650 306-3305
Email:
caneops@smccd.edu