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Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOPS) help educationally and economically disadvantaged students achieve their higher education goals.

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EOPS students using laptops in the SCC Welcome Center

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EOPS Application

Students must apply to EOPS in order to receive EOPS, CARE, or NextUp services. 

Apply to EOPS

Fall 2024 EOPS Applications are now open.

Dates: April 15, 2024 until August 9, 2024.

Apply for EOPS

EOPS Services

EOPS services include:

  • Academic, Career and Personal counseling
  • Priority registration
  • Stipend for textbooks 
  • Student Survival Kits
  • Workshops
  • College supplies

EOPS Eligibility

To be eligible for EOPS you must:

  • Be a California Resident or CA DREAMER/DACA/AB540 student
  • Be enrolled full-time (12+ units) during your first semester in EOPS or have a DSPS reduce unit accommodation
  • Have earned less than 70-degree applicable units when applying for EOPS
  • Qualify for a California College Promise Grant Method A, B or C with a Zero Expected Family Contribution (EFC)
  • Show supporting documentation for one of the following educational disadvantages:
    • Did not graduate from high school or obtain an equivalent
    • Graduated from high school with an average GPA of less than a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
    • Do not qualify for college-level math or English as required for an Associate Degree
    • First-generation college student (your parent(s) did not receive a bachelor’s degree in any country)
    • You are an emancipated foster youth and/or you were in foster care, kinship care guardianship, and/or ward of the court at least one day after your 13th birthday (you must between the ages of 18-25)
    • The primary language spoken at home is not English.

EOPS at SCC Video


Phone: (916) 558-2403

Summer Hours


Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am to 5:00 pm


8:00 am to 4:00 pm


Rodda Hall North, RHN 155
3835 Freeport Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95822