Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) is a state funded program that aims to help low-income and educationally disadvantaged students succeed in college. EOPS provides the following services: counseling, priority registration, book services, workshops, transfer services, and other types of support. To be eligible for EOPS, students must be a California resident, enrolled in at least 12 units when accepted into the program, meet the guidelines for the Board of Governors Waiver (BOG), and have an educational disadvantage.

  • Counseling
  • Priority Registration
  • Book Voucher
  • Food Voucher
  • Application Fee Waiver to CSU/UC Universities
  • Laptop/Calculator/Digital Voice Recorder Loans
  • Tutoring
  • Graduation Regalia
  • Emergency Loans
  • Bus Passes
  • PTK Membership
  • California resident or AB540 Students. See AB540 Residency Forms
  • be enrolled full-time (12 units);  exemptions for students with a verified disability
  • be eligible for the Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOGW) A or B
  • Have completed fewer than 70 degree applicable units (US or Foreign Units)
  • Have placed in a basic skills math or English course or have previously enrolled in a basic skills math or English course
  • Meet one of the alternative educational criteria identified by the EOPS program

Student Responsibility

  • Follow the Mutual Responsibility Contract (PDF)
  • Follow your student education plan
  • Complete 12 units; unless approved for less
  • Earn and maintain a 2.00 GPA
  • Meet with your EOPS counselor three times per semester
  • Complete progress reports (*Progress Report PDF
  • Additionally, the time limitation to receive EOPS/CARE support services is 70-degree applicable units or 6 consecutive semesters


How to Apply

  1. Apply for Cañada College Admission. 
  2. File a BOGW Application with the Financial Aid Office. Apply through WebSMART
  3. Take the Cañada Placement Test
  4. Register for 12 units
  5. Complete an EOPS Application: Contact us for more information
  6. Provide transcripts from any other colleges attended (if Applicable)

For more information or for an application, Please contact the office:

Fall/Spring Hours:
Mondays & Thursdays: 8am-4:30pm
Tuesdays & Wednesdays: 8am-7pm
Fridays: 8am-12pm
Building 9, Room 133
650 306-3300
650 306-3305