Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) is a state and college funded program designed to assist students with economic, linguistic, and educational challenges (as defined by Title V) enroll and succeed in higher education. Comprehensive support services are provided to promote access to college and once the student is enrolled, to increase retention and/or transfer to four-year universities and colleges.
EOPS will begin accepting applications on October 1 for the spring 2023 semester. To apply, please complete the application by clicking the button below.
For questions, please visit our Virtual Front Counter on Cranium Café, give us a call at (714) 484-7368, or drop by our office in the Cypress College Complex, Room 201, 2nd floor.
- Outreach, Recruitment, and Specialized Orientation
- Priority Registration
- Book Service Awards
- Book Loan Library
- Free Educational Supplies and Materials
- One-on-One Counseling and Advisement
- State-of-the-Art Computer Lab with Internet Access
- Enhanced Tutoring
- Instructional Support
- Specialized Workshops
- University Application Fee Waivers
- University Field Trips
How do I qualify for EOPS?
In order to be considered for EOPS, you must meet all of the following eligibility criteria:
- Be a California resident or meet AB 540/California Dream Act requirements
- Be enrolled full-time (12 units) when accepted by EOPS
- Must qualify to receive a California College Promise Grant (CCPG). Students qualified under method C must meet the Income Standards set by Title 5
- Must have less than 45 cumulative units completed at all colleges or universities attended
You must also meet one of the following criteria
- Did not qualify for enrollment in the minimum level English or Mathematics course required for an associate degree
- Did not graduate from high school or obtain the General Education Diploma (GED)
- Graduated high school with a grade point average below 2.50
- Was previously enrolled in remedial education courses
- Are a first generation college student
- Are a member of an underrepresented group
- Have parent(s) who are non-native English speakers
- Are an emancipated foster youth