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Welcome to EOPS

EOPS is now accepting applications for Fall 2021. Click HERE to apply online now!

Speak to EOPS Staff on Cranium Cafe

About the EOPS Program

How Do I Qualify?
To Be an EOPS Student You Must:
  • Be a resident of California or a CA DREAMER/DACA/AB540 student
  • Be enrolled full-time (12+ units) during your first semester in EOPS (DSPS/Foster Youth reduced unit accommodation: 9 units)
  • Qualify for a California College Promise Grant 
    • Method A, B or C with a Zero EFC (Expected Family Contribution)
  • Qualify as educationally disadvantaged. This mean that one of the following must apply:
    • You did not graduate from high school or did not obtain an equivalent (must verify).
    • You graduated from high school with a grade average less than 2.50 on a 4.0 scale (must verify).
    • You do not qualify for college level math or English as required for an Associate Degree at Mission.
    • You are a first generation college student. Your parent(s) did not receive a bachelor's degree in or out of this country.
    • You are an emancipated foster youth and/or you were in foster care, kinship care guardianship and/or ward of the court upon your 18th birthday (you must be between the ages of 18-22.)
EOPS Services
EOPS provides the following benefits and services:
  • Enrollment assistance
  • Priority registration to ensure enrollment in needed courses
  • Assistance with applying for Financial Aid
  • Orientation and Workshops to help ensure student success
  • Academic, Career, and Personal Counseling
  • EOPS Grants for qualifying students whose financial needs exceed the amount awarded through other types of financial aid
  • Book Vouchers to assist with the purchase of required textbooks
  • School Survival Kit to equip students with basic school supplies
  • Transfer Assisance and sponsorship of transfer and scholarship opportunities
Extended Opportunity Programs & Services is:
  • A program that empowers students to overcome, persevere, and succeed with the support of staff and assigned counselors to guide you toward your academic and career goals.
  • A place to build a diverse community with like-minded students while enjoying services such as FREE printing, school supplies, laptop/calculator loan programs, and a positive, stress-free study area.
  • A helping hand that eases a student's financial burden by providing book vouchers, grants, transportation assistance, and much more!
eops 2019 graduatesQuotation mark."Mission College EOPS is a garden of success. We give you the resources. You choose how much to grow.”- #EOPSempowers - 

Photo Galleries from Recent Events

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EOPS 2019 Graduation

Check out our 2019 class of transfers and graduates!

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EOPS 2018 Gradutation

Take a look at photos from our 2018 EOPS /CARE Graduation.

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2018 Welcome BBQ

We welcomed students back to campus.

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2017 EOPS Graduates

We celebrated another year of successful students in 2017!