Southwestern College


How do students qualify?

EOPS services are offered to students who meet all the following criteria:
  • Be residents of California or be classified AB540;
  • Be enrolled full-time (12 or more units) when accepted into the EOPS program (6 units if you have certification from DSS Office);
  • Not have completed more than 58 units of degree-applicable course work. This includes course work completed at all colleges previously attended;
  • Be qualified to receive a California College Promise Grant (CCPG, formerly known as BOG fee waiver) A or B; AND
  • Be judged to be educationally disadvantaged.

How is educationally disadvantaged determined? (Must meet ONE of the following)

  • Assessed below Math 45 or English 114
  • No high school diploma or GED
  • High school GPA less than 2.50
  • Previously enrolled in basic skill courses
  • Is first in family to attend college 
  • Speaks a language other than English at home

To download the application click HERE

Last updated: 11/15/2018 9:08:12 AM