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Location: SSC, Room 126 map
Phone: (949) 582-4620
Fax: (949) 364-6949
Mon, Tues, Thurs 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesdays 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fridays 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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
Fall 2013 Counseling Contacts
1. First Contact: August 5 - October 11, 2013.
2. Second Contact: Submit your Faculty Feedback Form - October 1 - November 27, 2013.
3. Third Contact: October 14, 2013 - December 13, 2013.
Fall 2013 Book Loan
The EOPS Book Loan program will start
Friday, August 23rd at 9 a.m.
(Books will be distributed on a first come first served basis).
Spring 2014 Priority Registration
Current EOPS/CARE Students. Click here to see more information regarding Spring 2014 Priority Registration.
Want to become an EOPS/CARE student for the Spring 2014 semester?
EOPS will be admitting students for the Spring 2014 semester. Apply after November 12th .
Click here to see more information regarding the application process for Spring 2014.
UPCOMING EVENTS for EOPS/CARE & CalWORKs Students
Saddleback College’s Associated Student Government is sponsoring the following two events for 20 EOPS/CARE & CalWORKS students:
Turkey Dinner Giveaway & Adopt-A-Family
Priority will given to first time participants! (first-come, first served)
Want to participate? Click here for more information and deadline to submit form(s).
Spring 2014 Book Voucher Distribution
TO BE ANNOUNCED IN DECEMBER
Continuting students must:
- Register on the EOPS priority registration date of November 12th in at least 9 academic units
- Priority Registration
- Assistance with Registration
- Book Vouchers
- 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 Village 8 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