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Extended Opportunity Program & Services (EOPS) is a program that provides eligible students with a network of direct support services. EOPS focuses on assisting students who are low-income and educationally disadvantaged.


Once Financial Aid has determined you are income-eligible, either through the California Community College Promise Grant (formerly BOGW); or through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). A student will be considered for EOPS if the following criteria are met:

  • Be 18 years of age
  • Have a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Be a California Resident or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) eligible
  • Enrolled in 12 or more units
  • Have completed less than 70-semester degree-applicable college units
  • Deemed educationally disadvantaged:
    • Previously enrolled in remedial education
    • First-generation college student
    • Emancipated Foster Youth
    • Student is a member of an underrepresented target group by local Yuba College student equity goals