EOPS is a program for students who are​ 'economically and academically disadvantaged.'  Below are the criteria to determine economic and academic disadvantage. 

A.  The "economically disadvantaged" criteria is determined by: 

The California College Promise Grant (CCPG)You must be eligible for CCPG A, B, or C with an expected family contribution of $0. Complete the CCPG as soon as possible!

B.  The "academically disadvantaged" criteria is determined by any one of the following: 
  1. You are not qualified to enroll into minimum level English (English 190) or math (Math 101) courses required for an Associate Degree, or 
  2. You do not have a high school diploma or GED, or 
  3. You graduated from high school with a grade point average below 2.5, or ​
  4. You were previously enrolled in basic skills level courses either in high school or college
  5. You are a first-generation college student, veteran, member of equity group, current/former foster youth, or primary language at home is not English.
If you believe you meet the eligibility criteria, visit the Application Steps page for more information about applying to EOPS.
*Students who have earned 70 or more units (including units from other college) are not eligible.