In order to be considered for participation in the EOPS Program, the following criteria must be met:

    • Be a California Resident
    • Qualify for Financial Aid (CA Promise Fee Waiver)
    • Must be enrolled in minimum of 12 units (unless approved by Program Coordinator)
    • Must not have completed over 70 degree applicable units 
    • Must meet one of the following criteria:
      • 1st generation college student
      • English Language Learner/Emergent Bilingual Household 
      • Special Population - Former Foster Youth, Housing Insecure, Justice-Impacted, Currently or previously enrolled in developmental courses
      • Did not graduate high school or earned General Educational Development (GED)



If none of the above are met the EOPS/CARE Coordinator may take other relevant criteria into consideration to determine eligibility for the Program as outlined in Title V of the California Education Code.

If you are interested in applying to EOPS/CARE, please contact our Program Office: 760.355-6407 (t) / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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