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Location: SSC, Room 126 [map]
Phone: (949) 582-4620
Fax: (949) 364-6949
Mon, Tues, Thurs 8:00am - 4:30pm
Wed 8:00am - 7:00pm
Fridays 8:00am - 12:00pm
Program & Services
Congratulations to all EOPS Graduates and Welcome New EOPS Students!
The EOPS Program is designed to assist students from educational and socioeconomic disadvantaged backgrounds.
The goals of the EOPS Program are to prepare students to transfer to four-year universities, complete an Associate Degree or achieve a vocational certificate.
EOPS Quick Reminders
Spring 2013 Counseling Contacts
1. Last day to meet with your counselor is Wednesday, May 15th.
2. Last Day to Submit your Faculty Feedback Form is Thursday, May 16th.
Summer 2013 Book Loan
The EOPS Book Loan program will start Tuesday January 17th at 9 a.m. (Book will be distributed on a first come first served basis).
Fall 2013 Priority Registration
Current EOPS/CARE Students. Click here to see more information regarding fall 2013 Priority Registration.
Become an EOPS/CARE student
Click here to see more information regarding the application process for Fall 2013.
- Tutoring in Math and English
- Priority Registration
- Assistance with Registration
- Book Vouchers
- Bus passes (limited)
- Application fee waiver to 4 year Colleges/ Universities
- Textbook Loan Program
- Cultural and Social Events
- School Supplies
ANY STUDENT WHO. ..
1. IS DETERMINED to be a California Resident for Saddleback College admissions purposes, and is 18 years of age or a high school graduate.
2. HAS less than 70 units of degree applicable credit course work of combined college/universities in the US and/or foreign country. Priority will be given to students who have complete less than 30 units
3. IS ELIGIBLE for the Board of Governors Fee Waiver "A or B," has "0" EFC, or meet specific income guidelines.
4. MUST ENROLL in at least 12.0 Saddleback College units and maintain at least a 2.00 GPA.
5. HAS ONE of the following disadvantages. . .
- Neither a high school graduate nor obtained GED/high school proficiency
- High school grade point average of 2.49 or below
- Previous enrollment in remedial education
- Placement in non-degree-applicable basic skills courses at Saddleback College (English 300/340, ESL (300's) and/or Math 351)
- First generation college student
- Parents are non-native English speakers
- Underrepresented ethnic minority student
- Emancipated Youth
Follow the steps. ..
Step 1: If you have not applied to Saddleback College, submit a Saddleback College admission application Saddleback College admissions application .
Step 2: Complete the Matriculation assessments for English and Math. (Contact Saddleback's matriculation office at (949) 582-4970 or visit them at SSC-225-B to make an appointment).
Step 3: Complete your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) application at www.fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOGW). Income eligibility criteria for EOPS will be verified through the Saddleback College Financial Aid Office.
Step 4: Once enrolled in 12 units and have applied for Financial aid, complete and submit the EOPS Preliminary Form
Step 5: Submit a copy of high school transcripts if you did not graduate from high school or if your high school GPA was 2.49 or below.
Step 6: Submit a copy of your college transcripts if you attended another college/university.
Step 7: Attend an EOPS Orientation.
Step 8: READ and SIGN the Mutual Responsibility Contract.
If you become eligible, you will be notified