The Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOPS), offers financial assistance and academic support for obtaining a college education. EOPS is a California funded student support program designed specifically for students facing financial and educational challenges. The mission of EOPS is to provide financial and academic services to eligible students seeking a vocational certificate, associate degree or transfer opportunity to a traditional college or university.
The EOPS program has counselors, administrative support, a program director and other staff members, dedicated to the overall success of students coming from diverse cultural, social, educational and economic backgrounds. EOPS welcomes students from all stages of life and perspectives. The program is here to assist in the success of EOPS students.
CARE is a California-funded program designed to help EOPS students who are single parents. In conjunction with the Santa Clara County Department of Social Services and other community agencies, the CARE program offers over and above services to single parents pursuing higher education.
The CARE Program provides students with grants, school supplies, transportation assistance, and food vouchers. These services are in addition to the services provided to EOPS students.
Eligibility Specialist: Sarai Minjares
Counselor: Theresa Carpio
Mon. Tues. & Thur: 8 AM -5 PM
Wednesday:8 AM – 7 PM
Friday: 9 AM – 4:30 PM
EOPS/CARE has two offices:
Main Office:Student Services Ctr. Room SC-118
EOPS Student Success Center:Across the breezeway from the Admissions and Records Office.
For more information please call 408-270-6455