EOPS Eligibility


How Do I Qualify?

To be an EOPS student you must:

  1. Be a California Resident or CA DREAMER/DACA/AB540 student
  2. Be enrolled full-time (12+ units) during your first semester in EOPS or DSPS reduce unit accommodation for under 12 units
  3. Be below 50 degree applicable units when applying for EOPS. (69 or less at enrollment)
  4. Qualify for a Board of Governor’s Fee Waiver BOGW Method A, B or C with a Zero EFC (Expected Family Contribution)
  5. Be educationally disadvantaged. One of the following must apply:

a. You did not graduate from high school or did not obtain an equivalent (must verify).

b. You graduated from high school with a grade average less than 2.50 on a 4.0 scale (must verify).

c. You do not qualify for college level math or English as required for an Associate Degree at SCC

d. You are first generation college student. Your parent(s) did not receive a bachelor’s degree in or out of this country.

e. 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)