EOPS Eligibility for 2016-2017
In order to be eligible for the EOPS program, students must meet all of the following criteria:
- You must be a California resident for at least one year and one day before school starts.
- You must be enrolled full-time (12 units) when accepted into the EOPS program.
- You must have completed no more than 70 degree-applicable units (does not include remedial coursework). Priority is given to students who have earned less than 30 units.
You must have approval for a Board of Governors Enrollment Fee Waiver (BOGW) under either the BOGW A or B criteria.
BOGW A: For students receiving public benefits such as TANF, CalWORKS, SSI/SSP, General Assistance (GA), or VETS.
BOGW B: For students meeting the following 2015 income requirements:
- Household Size of 1 AND an Income Standard of $17,655 or less
- Household Size of 2 AND an Income Standard of $23,895 or less
- Household Size of 3 AND an Income Standard of $30,135 or less
- Household Size of 4 AND an Income Standard of $36,375 or less
- Add $6,240 thereafter for each additional member in household
You must be educationally disadvantaged, as determined by the Program Coordinator. You must meet one or more of the following factors:
- Does not qualify for the minimum level english or math requirements
- Does not have a high school diploma, GED certificate or high school equivalency certificate
- Graduated from high school with less than a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (Transcripts required for documentation)
- Has been previously enrolled in remedial/developmental education, in adult education, high school or any higher education institution
- Other factors are upon approval of Program Coordinator
To be eligible for the CARE Program, you must:
- Be eligible for EOPS
- Be at least 18 years of age and be single head of household
- Be a current recipient of AFDC/TANF/CalWORKS
- Have one child under 14 years of age
- Be enrolled full-time upon admission to the program
- CARE verification documents must be submitted on time and current with our office