Welcome TO EOP&S

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M-Th: 9:00-5:00 & F: 8:00-5:00 pm

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).

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  • Spring 2022: Classes begin Monday, January 31, 2022. If you need assistance registering, please visit our virtual office to schedule an appointment with a counselor.

  • REMEMBER to regularly check-in with your counselor and keep your 3 appointments during the semester in order to stay in good standings in the program. Per College Regulations , only students who have complied with the vaccination policy have access to in-person services.  Virtual (Zoom) appointments are still available.
  • FOOD RESOURCES: The Jag Market will continue their food distribution for Spring on the 2nd & 4th Friday of the month from 10:00 am -12:00 pm or until supplies are depleted. Due to the health concerns, the food will be distributed drive-thru style. Please enter the campus through the entrance on Leland (off Moorpark).

Eligibility criteria: To be eligible students must be:  


A student who has met the eligibility requirements shall remain eligible until the student has:

  • Completed 70-degree applicable credit units or

  • Completed consecutively six-semester terms or

  • Failed to meet the terms, conditions, and follow-up provisions of the student education plan and/or the EOP&S mutual responsibility contract.   

For additional information, see Limitations on Eligibility (Sect. 56226).


EOP&S offers eligible students the following services:

  • Priority Registration: Register 2-3 days before everyone else on campus to get the classes you need. Click here for more information.

  • Book Vouchers: Vouchers help offset the cost of books. Students have the option to purchase or rent a new or used book.   

  • Lending Library: Don’t buy – borrow your book from our lending library and stretch your book voucher.

  • Academic Counseling: We will guide you to ensure you take the classes you need to meet your goal and 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: Students receive a graduation package to help you celebrate your accomplishments.      

  • University Visits: Where’s your next step going to take you?   

  • Transfer Assistance: Our counselors will help you plan your next educational goal.

  • UC/CSU Fee Waivers: Apply to the UC / CSU of your choice (up to 5) without worrying about the cost of the application.

  • Email us if you are an EOP&S student and you need to get a copy of your educational plan. We will provide you with a copy of your educational plan within 24 hours. If your educational plan is older than a year, we encourage you to make an appointment with one of our counselors to update the Plan. To make an appointment, please call 408.288.3788. 

We look forward to hearing from you!

Let us know what you have been up to since graduating by signing our Guest Book. Share your memories, and reconnect with the EOP&S Program.


The 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 positively affect student self-concept, self-esteem, and self-advocacy.

  • To facilitate the successful completion of student educational goals and objectives.

  • To facilitate the transfer and career placement of students.

  • To provide personal accessible services.


EOPS Nickel Nail logo

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.



Contact Us

EOPS Nail Logo  Hours:

Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Counselors available after 5:00 pm only by Appointment


Student Center, SC-201, 2nd Floor

Phone: 408.288.3788

Fax: 408.971.3641

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Dr. Fabio Gonzalez Director/Counselor

Sr. Division Administrative Assistant


Ha Nguyen

Staff Assistant 408.288.3788

Elena Dutra

EOP&S Counselor

Julio Flores

EOP&S/Guardian Counselor​​

Olga Morales-Anaya

EOP&S Counselor

Thuy Cao

EOP&S Counselor


EOPS Orientation

EOPS MRC (Mutual Responsibility Contract)

EOPS Reinstatement Petition

EOPS Transfer Form

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