EOPS/CARE/NextUP

Online Only at This Time

Effective March 13, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, scheduling must take place online. Please email RaynarP@scc.losrios.edu for scheduling of 2nd contact.

We are currently NOT sending out information on 3rd contact. Information will be forthcoming.

Thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time.

Sacramento City College extends the opportunity of attending higher education to those from educationally and economically disadvantaged backgrounds. We not only strive to increase access to college but to commit resources to retaining underrepresented students. Our staff is committed to working with each student so that they can reach their educational, career, and life goals.

Apply for EOPS

Applications are open until June 12th, 2020

EOPS

Extended Programs and Services (EOPS) help educationally and economically disadvantaged students achieve their higher education goals. EOPS services include:

  • Personalized counseling
  • Priority registration
  • Stipend for textbooks 
  • Student Survival Kits
  • Workshops

Eligibility

To be eligible for EOPS 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 have a DSPS reduce unit accommodation
  3. Be below 50 degree applicable units when applying for EOPS
  4. Qualify for a California College Promise Grant Method A, B or C with a Zero Expected Family Contribution (EFC)
  5. Show supporting documentation for one of the following educational disadvantages:
    1. Did not graduate from high school or obtain an equivalent
    2. Graduated from high school with an average GPA of less than a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
    3. Do not qualify for college level math or English as required for an Associate Degree
    4. First-generation college student (your parent(s) did not receive a bachelor’s degree in any country)
    5. 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)

CARE

Cooperative Agencies Resource for Education (CARE) is a special program for EOPS students who are single parents, head of household, and receiving public assistance from CalWORKS or TANF. Students in CARE are eligible to receive additional services, including:

  • Transportation stipend (gas card)
  • Educational grants
  • Meal assistance vouchers
  • Single parent workshops
  • Community resources referral
  • Academic and vocational counseling
  • Personal and crisis counseling

Eligibility

To be eligible for CARE you must:

  • Meet all EOPS eligibility requirements
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be receiving CalWorks/ TANF benefits or at least one of your minor children must still receive benefits
  • Be determined by the county welfare department as “single head of household”
  • Pursue a job training program that leads to a certificate, degree or transfer

NextUP

NextUP assists students under age 26 who identify as current or previous foster care recipients. NextUP is also known as Cooperating Agencies Foster Youth Educational Support (CAFYES). Services include:

  • Academic, career and personal advising
  • Priority registration
  • Book assistance and lending library
  • Financial aid application assistance
  • Workshops
  • Referrals to on- and off-campus resources

Eligibility

To be eligible for NextUP you must: 

  • Be eligible for EOPS Program
  • Be a current or former foster youth whose dependency was established or continued by the court after your 16th birthday (must provide written verification)
  • Be no older than 25 at the beginning of any academic year you participate in NextUP

Contact

Email: SCC-EO@scc.losrios.edu
Phone: (916) 558-2403
Fax: (916) 650-2999

Hours

Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Friday: 
8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location

Rodda Hall North, RHN 155
3835 Freeport Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95822