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      • how do i qualifyDo I Qualify?

        Student must:

        • Be a California resident or qualify as a California Dream Act Student.
        • Be enrolled as a full-time student (12 units or more) when accepted to the program.
        • Qualify to receive the Board of Governors Fee Waiver (method A, B, or C with a 0-EFC).
        • Have earned fewer than 40 degree applicable units with a minimum 2.0 GPA (including previous colleges attended).

         

        In addition, you must meet ONE of the following educationally disadvantaged criteria:

        • Tested at or below English 67/AMLA 43W OR Math 51.
        • Previously or currently enrolled in remedial education courses (math or English).
        • Foster Youth (former or current).
        • Did not graduate from high school, or obtained a G.E.D. (General Education Diploma).         
        • High School Grade Point Average (GPA) below 2.50.
      • how do i applyHow do I Apply?

        Application Process

        1. Download or pick-up EOPS/CARE checklist from the EOPS office.
        2. Submit checklist with required documents to verify eligibility to the EOPS office.
        3. Complete and submit EOPS Application.
        4. Eligible students will receive an invitation to an EOPS Orientation.
        5. Attend EOPS Orientation.
        6. Register for 12 or more units (full-time).
        7. Welcome to the EOPS program!
         
        The EOPS program opens yearly to new applicants in the month of May for the fall semester. The CARE program accepts applications on an ongoing basis.
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      • our servicesEOPS Services
        • Priority registration
        • Counseling & Advisement
        • One-on-one tutoring (located in bldg. 6 rm. 108)
        • Textbook services (based on available funding)
        • Application fee waiver for UC, CSU, and private universities
        • Graduation cap and gown
      • FAQsFAQs

        Q: When does EOPS start accepting applications?
        A: The EOPS program opens yearly to new applicants in the month of May for the fall semester.

        Q: I am an AB 540 student, am I eligible to apply for EOPS?
        A: Yes, AB 540 students are eligible to apply for EOPS.

        Q: What happens if I drop a class, am I still enrolled in EOPS?
        A: Yes, you are still enrolled in EOPS. However, if you are considering dropping a course, then we highly encourage you to speak with your EOPS counselor first.

        Q: What happens if I miss a contact?
        A: If you miss a contact, then your services for the following semester will be reduced (i.e. book service).

        Q: Do I have to see the same counselor?
        A: No, you have the option of choosing which ever counselor you would like for your counseling appointment(s).

        Q: Can I cancel my appointment?
        A: Yes, you can cancel your appointment with 24 hours advance notice.

        Q: What happens if I miss my appointment?
        A: If you miss an appointment without canceling with 24 hours advance notice, then you will only be eligible for scheduling same-day appointments for the rest of the semester. Same-day appointments require you to schedule an appointment and meet with a counselor on the same day. Please note: same-day appointments are based on counselor availability.

        Q: What happens if I am late for an appointment?
        A: We do have an on-time policy for appointments. If a student is late, then he/she will only be eligible for same-day appointments for the rest of the semester. 

        Q: How early can I check-in for my appointment?
        A: You can check-in for your appointment up to 30 minutes before your scheduled appointment time.

  • Extended Opportunity Programs & Services

    EOPS, also known as Extended Opportunity Programs and Services, is a state-funded program that provides educational and financial support services to eligible students who have historically experienced economic and educational disadvantages. Our program goes “over and above” other college services by offering counseling, tutoring, financial assistance, and other support services designed to help students meet their personal and educational goals.

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Important Dates and Deadlines Spring 2018
Student making appointment

1st
Counseling Contact
February 12 - April 6

During this Contact Period you must meet with an EOPS Counselor.
A student grade report from professor

2nd
Progress Report
April 9 - April 23

Make sure you turn in your Academic Progress Report to the EOPS Office.
Hector counseling session

3rd
Counseling Contact
April 23 - June 19

During this Contact Period you must meet with an EOPS Counselor.
Contact Us

M-Th 8 - 5pm & Fri. 8 - 4:30pm
Building 9B 1st Floor
(909) 274-4500
eops@mtsac.edu
 (909) 274-2932