Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS)
What is EOPS?
EOPS stands for Extended Opportunity Program and Services. The program's main focus is to support our students' academic aspirations through equitable approaches. EOPS provides an atmosphere of positive encouragement, timely information, and financial assistance so our students are empowered for success.
What does EOPS Offer?
- Financial grants
- Textbook assistance
- Individualized counseling
- Educational planning
- Tutoring services
- Peer mentoring
- Academic progress reviews
- School supplies
- Computer lab and printing privileges
- Assistance with applications, admission, registration, financial aid, and other college procedures
- Transfer assistance and information
- University application fee waivers
EOPS provides all participants a network of direct support services including financial aid, academic, career and personal counseling, special
advisement, and tutorial services as needed. We help to ensure a student's success while attending college.
How do I apply and qualify?
In order to participate in EOPS and CARE, you must meet program eligibility criteria including:
- Meet income guidelines (verified through income information submitted through FAFSA or Dream Act Application)
- Enrolled in at least 12 units (DSPS student may be enrolled in less)
- Meet educational qualifiers such as being a first-generation college student, former foster youth, or placing in certain Math/English levels
For more information, please contact the EOPS/CARE office at (530) 661-5728.
Application Tip: If you choose to download the application, make sure to fully download the application first before filling it out. Otherwise, your answers will no save when trying to print or save.