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Extended Opportunity Program & Services (EOPS)

Welcome to EOPS!

eops 2018 graduatesQuotation mark."Mission College EOPS is a garden of success. We give you the resources. You choose how much to grow.”- #EOPSempowers - 

Extended Opportunity Program & Services (EOPS) offers educational support services and grants to students who:

  • Have experienced economic, educational, and/or language challenges
  • Who are often within the first generation in their families to attend college.

The intent, purpose, and resources of EOPS are directed toward assisting students achieve their educational goals.

About the Program

How Do I Qualify?
To Be an EOPS Student You Must:
  • Be a California Resident or CA DREAMER/DACA/AB540 student
  • Be enrolled full-time (12+ units) during your first semester in EOPS (DSPS/Foster Youth reduced unit accommodation: 9 units)
  • Qualify for a California College Promise Grant (formerly Board of Governors or BOG Fee Waiver) Method A, B or C with a Zero EFC (Expected Family Contribution)
  • Be educationally disadvantaged. One of the following must apply:
    • You did not graduate from high school or did not obtain an equivalent (must verify).
    • You graduated from high school with a grade average less than 2.50 on a 4.0 scale (must verify).
    • You do not qualify for college level math or English as required for an Associate Degree at Mission
    • You are first generation college student. Your parent(s) did not receive a bachelor's degree in or out of this country.
    • You are an emancipated foster youth and/or you were in foster care, kinship care guardianship and/or ward of the court upon your 18th birthday (you must be between the ages of 18-22)
EOPS Services
EOPS provides the following benefits and services:
  • Enrollment assistance
  • Priority registration to ensure enrollment in needed classes
  • Assistance with applying for Financial Aid
  • Orientation and Workshops to help ensure student success
  • Counseling and Advising
  • EOPS Grants for qualifying students whose financial needs exceed the amount awarded through other types of financial aid
  • Book Vouchers to assist with the purchase of required textbooks
  • School Supply Service to equip students with basic school supplies
  • Transfer Assisance and sponsorship of transfer and scholarship opportunities
EOPS Student Club
Find out more about being a part of EOPS by joining our student club!

Photo Galleries from Recent Events

student and his family

EOPS 2018 Gradutation

Take a look at photos from our 2018 EOPS /CARE Graduation.

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student and a spin wheel

2018 Welcome BBQ

We welcomed students back to campus.

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student and his family

2017 EOPS Graduates

We celebrated another year of successful students in 2017!

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Thank you for your interest in the EOPS and CARE program!