Fall 2020 New Scholarship Information



Fall 2020 Counseling Contacts

First Counseling Contact for the Semester (Aug. 10th -  Sept. 11th)
The purpose of the contact is to review the student's assessments and to develop or update the student's academic plan (MAP).

Second Counseling Contact for the Semester (Sept. 14th -  Oct. 30th)
The EOPS Counselor works with the student to review the student’s semester progress. The EOPS Counselor also discusses program and additional student support services that are available to the student such as tutoring, career planning, financial resources, and workshops to improve their success.

Third Counseling Contact for the Semester (Nov. 2th -  Dec. 16th)
The purpose of the contact is to assess the student’s academic and personal progress. Further, the counselor and the student work together to coordinate and prepare to register for the upcoming semester.


Fall 2020 CARE approved workshops/events:

Learning Resource Center "Snack and Chat" Workshop (click here)
Career and Re-Entry, Virtual Workshops (click here)
Any Transfer Center Event (click here)
CARE Point Option (click here)


Fall 2020 EOPS/CARE Book Voucher Program

The EOPS/CARE Book Voucher for the Fall 2020 semester will begin on Monday, August 10, 2020.

Book Vouchers

  • Must have registered on priority date for at least 9 units (or approved)
  • The amount of the Book vouchers is $300 and can only be used to cover the cost of required textbooks (we recommend have other payment methods ready for any textbook cost exceeding $300.00).
  • Textbooks must be purchased, not rented from Saddleback Bookstore.
  • The process to redeem your EOPS book voucher:

1. Log into the Saddleback Bookstore at https://www.bkstr.com/saddlebackstore/home (Use Google
    Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge for best results)

2. Add required textbooks to the cart.

3. Check out

4. Click on Payment Method and check the Financial Aid box

5. Click on “Find accounts” by entering student ID# to show available programs offering aid (If other funding sources are available such as Promise Program, use them for payment before using EOPS funds)

6. Click the box agreeing to the Financial Aid Terms and Conditions

7. Click on EOPS box and select “Pay with this”

8. Place order!