Catalog 2022-2023

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Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS) and Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE)

(408) 741-2023

https://www.westvalley.edu/services/eops/

Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS) offers educational and financial support services to students who have historically experienced language, social and economic barriers. Students must meet the state mandated educational and financial disadvantage criteria to be considered eligible. The intent, purpose, and resources of EOP&S are aimed at assisting students to achieve their academic and career goals.

CARE is a program designed to help single parent students succeed in college. CARE students must be at least 18 years of age and single heads of household. The student or their child, who must be under 14 years of age, must be receiving CalWORKS/TANF/AFDC.

All CARE students are also EOPS eligible.

Included Services

  • Book vouchers and grants
  • Priority registration
  • Academic, career and personal counseling
  • Assistance with the transfer process
  • University application fee waivers
  • Additional tutoring hours
  • Referrals to special programs and resources
  • Peer advising
  • Emergency loans
  • Multi-cultural awareness and social activities

Students interested in further information are encouraged to visit or call the EOP&S Office at (408) 741-2023.

Learning Outcomes

After participating in an EOP&S New Student Orientation, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate social and personal responsibility by: attending counseling appointments, submitting academic progress early alert, developing educational plan with a counselor.
Last Updated 10/13/22