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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 academic counseling and other supportive services to assist students while they attend Cañada College.  To be eligible for EOPS, students must be enrolled in at least 12 units, qualify for the California College Promise Grant (CCPG), have not completed 70-degree applicable units, and have an educational disadvantage.

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  • Full-time Student (12 units or more); exceptions are made for students enrolled in the Disability Resource Center Program (DRC)
  • Be a California Resident (including Dreamers and AB540)
  • Qualify for the California College Promise Grant (CCPG)
  • Have not completed 70-degree applicable units (domestic or international)
  • Meet ONE of the Educational disadvantaged criteria:
    • Will take basic skills English or math or ESL or have previously enrolled in one of these classes
    • high school GPA below 2.50
    • not a high school graduate and does not have a GED
    • first-generation college student
    • member of an underrepresented group as identified in the College’s Educational Master Plan
  • Follow the Mutual Responsibility Contract
  • Follow your student education plan
  • Complete 12 units; unless approved by EOPS for less
  • Earn and maintain a 2.00 GPA
  • Meet with your EOPS counselor three times per semester
  • Complete progress reports
  • Additionally, the time limitation to receive EOPS/CARE support services is 70-degree applicable units or 6 consecutive semesters

How to Apply

Step 1

Apply for Cañada College Admission. 

Step 2

Complete financial aid (FAFSA/DREAM Act/CCPG) application. For assistance, connect with the Financial Aid Office

Step 3

Placement into English, ESL, and/or Math. Contact Assessment Services for options

Step 4

Register in 9 units unless the student is enrolled in DRC

Step 5

Complete an EOPS Application

Step 6

If applicable, provide transcripts from any other colleges attended


Need Help Applying?

Have questions about EOPS? Request an EOPS Virtual and In Person appointment

We are also offering In-person and Virtual Drop-In sessions! For In-person come to the EOPS office in Building 9 Room 133 to check in.

Join Virtually on Zoom

  • Wed, May 1: 9am – 7pm In Person & Virtual
  • Thurs, May 2: 9am – 7:30pm In Person & Virtual
  • Mon, May 6: 11am – 1pm In Person & Virtual
  • Mon, May 13: 11am – 1pm In Person & Virtual
  • Mon, May 20: 11am – 1pm Virtual Only


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

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