EOPS Eligibility

Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the EOPS program:

  • Be a California resident (have lived in the state one year and one day before school starts)
  • Be registered for 12 units (some students with exceptional conditions may be accepted at a reduced load)
  • Qualify to receive the California College Promise Grant (formerly BOG Fee Waiver, A or B)
  • Have not completed more than 30 degree-applicable college units from any college or universities that you have attended or six consecutive semester in the EOPS program.  
    NOTE: If you are admitted to the program you will remain eligible until you complete 70 degree-applicable units, at which point you will be removed from the EOPS program.
  • Submit an application to the EOPS program
  • Be educationally disadvantaged as determined by the EOPS program

EOPS Application Instructional Video