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Extended Opportunity Program and Services - EOPS

Where is the EOPS office located?

The Academic Center, room 126 (in the student services/counseling center).

What are the hours of the office?

The EOPS office is open Monday Thursday, 7:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. till noon. The office is also open Tuesdays and Wednesdays until 6:30 p.m.

What services does the EOPS office provide to students?

The program provides counseling, workshops, books, financial assistance, meal cards, grants, supplies and transfer assistance.

How do I make an appointment with someone to determine if I am eligible?

You can either stop by the office in AC-126 or call 791-2224.

Do I have to maintain a certain grade point average to be an EOPS student?

You do have to be making satisfactory academic progress and follow the Student Educational Plan to remain in the program.

Do I have to participate in any specific EOPS activities in order to be in the program?

Yes. You do have to see your counselor 3 times during the year and participate in any activities the program staff feels are necessary for your academic success.

Do I need to have a Study Educational Plan (SEP) to participate in EOPS?

Yes.

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