EOPS - Extended Opportunity Programs and Services

EOPS Application Important Dates - Spring 2018

  • Application Completion Date: January 2, 2018
  • Check Disbursement Date: January 22, 2018
  • Application Completion Date: February 2, 2018
  • Check Disbursement Date: February 9, 2018

The EOPS Journey

You may also download The EOPS Journey (PDF, 15 MB).

EOPS Spring 2018 Application Date

EOPS will begin accepting applications for the Spring 2018 Semester on Devember 11, 2017. Please submit all applicable, supporting documents with the application.

Review the EOPS Application Process. Download the EOPS Application.

Please submit the following supporting documents and information with your completed EOPS application to the EOPS Office by mail, email, or in person at the Newark campus EOPS Dropbox.

  1. Apply for Financial Aid BOGW Fee Waiver (fafsa.gov).
  2. Student must provide proof of income for 2015 (for example: tax return, IRS Transcript, IRS Transcript of non-filing, SSI Statement, Unemployment Statement, Letter of Emancipation, Copy of approved undocumented Application, etc.)
  3. If student is under 24, please provide proof of income for both yourself and parent(s).
  4. Register for at least 12 units; wait listed classes will not count (unit exceptions may be available for DSPS students, speak to an EOPS staff member for details).
  5. Provide official transcripts from any other college(s) attended.
  6. Must have completed less than 70 degree application units from all colleges attended.
  7. Provide English and Math placement scores.

About the EOPS Program

…inspiring achievement

through education…


EOPS (Extended Opportunity Programs and Services) is a retention-based program that is designed to assist students by providing special support services offered by the college. It is a program that identifies, recruits, places, and retains students who are affected by language, social and economic barriers.

Video: Choose Your Destiny.

Our Philosophy

In order to ensure that all students are given equal opportunity for academic success, it is our responsibility to provide comprehensive support services:

  • To enhance self-esteem;
  • To foster pride and dignity;
  • To motivate those whom the program serves; and
  • To enable students to effectively define and pursue career goals, and to maintain an open-door policy.

Happy EOPS Graduates!

Contact EOPS

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If we may be of any assistance to you or if you have any questions or concerns about EOPS, contact our office.

EOPS Hours

  • Year-round except for Summer Term
    • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Friday: 8:30am - 1:00pm
    • Saturday, Sunday, Holidays and Breaks: Closed

(Office hours subject to change without notice.)

Telephone, Email, Location

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