Welcome to EOPS!
"Mission College EOPS is a garden of success. We give you the resources. You choose how much to grow.”
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 in the achievement of 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
- 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 a 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 provides the following benefits and services:
- Enrollment assistance
- Priority registration to ensure enrollment in needed courses
- Assistance with applying for Financial Aid
- Orientation and Workshops to help ensure student success
- Academic, Career, and Personal Counseling
- 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 Survival Kit to equip students with basic school supplies
- Transfer Assisance and sponsorship of transfer and scholarship opportunities
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Thank you for your interest in the EOPS and CARE program!