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 To be eligible for EOPS, a student must:

  1. Be a California resident or AB540 or AB1899
  2. Be enrolled full-time (12 units or more) when accepted into the program
  3. Not have completed more than 70 degree applicable units (including all colleges/universities)
  4. Complete a free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application and be eligible for the California College Promise Grant (SBOG) Income Standards under Method A, B, or C with zero family contribution.
  5. Have an educational need in ONE of the following areas:
    1. Placement scores below English 1A or Math 73/80
    2. Non high school graduate
    3. Have not passed the California Proficiency Exam nor earned a GED
    4. Previous enrollment in remedial courses
    5. High school graduate with GPA below 2.5
    6. Other factors as determined by the EOPS Director