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Foster Youth Message Line:


909/652-6342 FAX

The EOPS office is located in the Michael Alexander Campus Center MACC-205. The office is above the cafeteria.

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Start Term Dates

January 17-February 24

Mid Term Dates

February 27-March 31

End Term Dates

April 3-May 10

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services


What Is EOPS?

What Services Does EOPS Offer?

Eligibility Requirements

What Are The responsibilities?

How Do I Apply?

Do I Have To Re-apply?

What Is EOPS?

EOPS (Extended Opportunity Programs & Services) is a state funded counseling program established by Legislature in 1969 through Senate Bill 164. EOPS was created to support qualified students whose educational and socioeconomic backgrounds might prevent them from successfully attending college. The mission of EOPS is to assist students to succeed in their academic goal to obtain a Certificate, Associate Degree, and/or transfer to a university and to ensure student retention.

What Services Does EOPS Offer?

Available services may include:

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Counseling - Our counseling team offers academic and limited personal counseling 
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Foster Youth Specialized Counseling Services
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Priority Registration
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Orientation to College Class
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Cultural Awareness Activities
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Transportation Assistance

Important Note: Not all services are available every semester.

Eligibility Requirements

You may be eligible for the EOPS program if you:

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Qualify for a Board of Governors Fee Waiver type A or B as determined by the Financial Aid Office
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Are enrolled full-time (12 units each semester)
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Have not completed more than 48 degree applicable units

An meet one of the following criteria:

     * Have not earned a high school diploma nor the equivalent

     * High school GPA below 2.5

     * Have taken Chaffey College assessment test and scored into foundational courses:

          ENG 675, 575, 475

          MATH 510, 520, 410

     * Have completed 500 series English or Math at Chaffey College or the equivalent at another college before Fall 2009

     * Have completed English 450 or Math 410 at Chaffey College or the equivalent at another college as of Fall 2009 or thereafter

     * Have completed remedial course work or English as a Second Language (ESL) classes in high school and/or college

     * Be an emancipated foster youth

What are my responsibilities as a student from the EOPS Program?

     * Must be a full-time student (Enrolled in an maintaining 12 units each semester)

     * Select classes from the educational plan developed with an EOPS counselor

     * Enroll in an complete Guidance 2, Orientation to College, as advise by an EOPS counselor

     * Participate in a Start-Term, Mid-Term, and End-Term counseling appointments each semester

     * Meet with an EOPS counselor BEFORE dropping a class or making schedule changes

     * Maintain satisfactory academic progress

How do I apply?

Interested and qualified students must complete an EOPS program application which will be reviewed by the EOPS program technician to determine your eligibility. Spaces in the EOPS Program are limited. Applications will be process in a first come, first served basis.

Apply for EOPS

Do I have to re-apply for the EOPS program every semester and for how long can I be part of this program?

As long as you maintain good standing with EOPS and there is not a break in participation, your benefits will continue until completion of:

     * 70 degree applicable semester units or the equivalent; including courses from all colleges attended


     * 6 semester in the EOPS program, (excluding summer sessions)

Rev. 05/02/13

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