Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS)

Building 9, Room 133
Phone: (650) 306-3300
Web: canadacollege.edu/eops
Email:  caneops@smccd.edu

EOPS is a state funded program that aims to help low-income and educationally disadvantaged students succeed in college.

Who is eligible for EOPS?

You must be a California resident, enrolled in at least 12 units, have earned less than 70 units, not have already earned a college degree, be eligible for the Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOGW), and meet the definition of “educationally disadvantaged.”

What services does EOPS provide?

EOPS supports student success by providing some of the following services:

  • Counseling
  • Retention Services
  • Priority Registration
  • Book Voucher
  • Assistance with applying for financial aid and scholarships
  • Transfer Assistance
  • Application Fee Waiver to CSU/UC Universities
  • Loan: Laptop/Calculator/Voice Recorder
  • Graduation Regalia
  • Emergency Loans
  • Bus Passes
  • PTK Membership

CARE: Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education

CARE is a subset program of EOPS that helps single parents, receiving cash-aid assistance through the County’s CalWORKS Program succeed in college. In order to avoid duplication of services the CARE Program collaborates with the San Mateo County Human Services Department to provide counseling, meals, transportation, and other educationally related support services.

How to apply for EOPS and CARE?

Please call, or visit the EOPS/CARE/CalWORKs/FYSI Office to pick up an application.
Como puedo calificar? Visita la oficina de EOPS/CARE ubicada en el Edificio 9–133 para completar una aplicación o llámanos al (650) 306-3300. Hablamos Español.