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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. Not qualified for enrollment in the minimum level English or Mathematics course required for an associate degree
    2. Not have graduated from high school or obtained a GED 
    3. High school graduate with GPA below 2.5
    4. Previous enrollment in remedial courses
    5. Other factors (i.e. first generation college student, primary language spoken at home is not English, foster youth, required to enroll in a supplemental course for English and/or Math)