Welcome to EOP&S
The Extended Opportunity Program & Services (EOP&S) is funded by the State and assists low-income, educationally disadvantaged members of our community to achieve their educational goals. California Code of Regulations (Title 5), Chapter 2.5 (Sections 56200-56292).
EligibilityTo be eligible for the program and services a student must:
Be a California Resident
Be enrolled in at least 12 units
Have fewer than 70 degree applicable units in any combination of post secondary higher education institutions.
Meet the income guidelines
Be educationally disadvantaged
To access a copy of the EOP&S application, please click here or download below. All EOP&S forms are available for download below.
Limitations on EligibilityA student who has met the eligibility requirements shall remain eligible until the student:
Has completed 70 degree applicable credit units or
Has completed consecutively six semester terms or
Has failed to meet the terms, conditions, and follow-up provisions of the student education plan and/or the EOP&S mutual responsibility contract.
Limitations on Eligibility (Sect. 56226)
EOP&S ServicesEOP&S offers eligible students the following services:
Priority Registration: Register before everyone else to get the classes you need.
Book Vouchers: Let us help with the costs of your books.
Lending Library: Don’t buy – borrow your book from our lending library and stretch your book voucher.
Academic Counseling: We’ll make sure you take the right classes in the right order.
Personal Counseling: It’s a struggle sometimes. You’re not alone.
Career Counseling: Not sure what you want to be when you grow up?
Success Skills Workshop: Learn the skills you need to get to the top!
Cap & Gown: Let us help you prepare for your big moment.
University Visits: Where’s your next step going to take you?
Transfer Assistance: It’s a big move – we’ll help you with the next big step.
UC/CSU Fee Waivers: Apply to the UC/CSU of your choice without worrying about the cost of the application.
News & Events
It's tax season again. EOP&S has once again partnered with VITA to assist low income members of our community to file their taxes for free. This is a free tax services you can trust. Please share with friends and family. The only thing you need to be eligible is have a 2014 income no higher than $60,000. See the flyer for details.
EOP&S Mission StatementThe mission of the San José City College EOP&S/CARE is to support our students in achieving their academic and personal goals by establishing "over and above" support services and programs for income and educationally eligible students. To this end, the EOP&S/CARE staff commits to the following actions:
To eliminate barriers and ensure access to post-secondary education for all eligible students.
To provide personal accessible services.
To facilitate the transfer and career placement of students.
To facilitate the successful completion of student educational goals and objectives.
Symbol of Nickel and Nail
A young man was walking along the street with only a nickel in his pocket, feeling very poor indeed. He was quite depressed about his situation. He picked up a couple of nails which he found on the ground, twisted them together, and put them in his pocket. The nails and the nickel jangled together, making a pleasant noise as the young man continued on his way. It was almost as if he had more money than before. He began to feel more hopeful about his situation and his attitude changed enough for him to begin trying to improve his position in life.
Student Center, SC-201
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Dean of Counseling
Sr. Division Administrative Assistant
Academic Advising Specialist
(408) 298-2181 ext. 3652
Staff Assistant I
Carole Young Counselor