Services Does EOPS Offer?
Are The responsibilities?
Do I Apply?
I Have To Re-apply?
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
What Services Does
services may include:
Counseling - Our
counseling team offers academic and limited personal counseling
Foster Youth Specialized
Orientation to College
||Book Service to assist in purchasing textbooks for classes
Important Note: Not all services are available every semester.
You may be eligible for the EOPS program if you:
Qualify for a Board of
Governors Fee Waiver type A or B as determined by the Financial Aid
Are enrolled full-time (12
units each semester)
Have not completed more
than 48 degree applicable units
An meet one of the following criteria:
* Have not earned a high school diploma nor
* High school GPA below 2.5
* Have taken Chaffey College assessment test
and scored into foundational courses:
ENG 675, 575,
MATH 510, 520,
* 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
* 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.
Please Note: EOPS is no longer accepting applications for Fall 2013. We have reached our capacity for the Fall semester due to the high volume of applications received. However you are welcome to visit our office, so we may overview helpful program information which will prepare students for the next opportunity to apply.
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)