EOPS

Our office will be closed for Winter Break from Dec 23rd, 2020 until Jan 4, 2021.

We will be completely offline and will not be checking emails or voicemails during this time.

Due to the backlog of emails/voicemails once we return, it may take us 3 – 5 days to get back to you.

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To schedule a remote counseling appointment, please click on the following link:

SCHEDULE A REMOTE EOPS/CARE/NextUp or CalWORKs APPOINTMENT

OR speak with a program representative via zoom at the dates/times below using the following link:

https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/99563481322 or enter Zoom Meeting ID: 995 6348 1322

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Extended Opportunity Programs and Services

Miramar College's Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) is a state-funded program developed to provide supplemental support services for students who have been affected by economic, language, and educational disadvantages.

Our student-centered approach has been implemented to foster academic and personal success by providing “over and above”  services with academic and financial support.

Our EOPS application period for Spring 2021 is now open! 

Please click here to apply for Miramar EOPS Spring 2021: tinyurl.com/miraeopsappSPRING2021

There is also information regarding who should apply and benefits provided if eligible. Contact us if you have any questions

Eligibility for EOPS:

Students may be eligible for EOPS if the following requirements are satisfied:

  1. California Resident, Dream Act, or AB540 Student

  2. Qualify for a BOGW A, B, or C with $0 Family Expected Contribution (Board of Governor's Waiver)

  3. Enrolled in a minimum of 12 units (unless you have approved reduced unit load)

  4. Have completed fewer than 70 degree applicable units and must not have earned a Bachelor's degree.

  5. Students must also meet ONE of the following criteria to establish being economically and educationally disadvantaged:

  • Score 40 or lower on the reading or writing assessment or 20 on the math
  • Have no high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Graduated from high school with a grade point average below 2.5
  • Previously enrolled in remedial courses
  • First generation college student
  • English is not the primary language spoken at home
  • Emancipated foster/current youth

To apply for EOPS, an application must be completed and submitted online. Please note that the FAFSA /Dream Act application data is required to determine eligibility. To avoid delays in processing applications, please be sure to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) /Dream Act application. Financial Aid must be packaged at San Diego Miramar College.

EOPS Benefits may include:

Priority Registration

Individualized Counseling

Supplemental Grant*

Book & Supplies Voucher*

Printing/Copy Stipend*

 

  *Contingent on funding

 

 

Parking Permit or Bus Pass*

Lending Library

Academic Intervention

Associated Student Membership*

About EOPS

EOPS was developed in the 1960's to address the lack of educational equity for minority students in the public school system and in higher education. This was in response to the activism of minority high school and college students, parents, and community leaders. After much turmoil State Assemblyman Alfred Alquis, from San Jose, authored Assembly Bill 164 which established state funding to develop programs that would provide community college access to disadvantaged students.

Today, EOPS provides assistance to a broader and more diverse student population to facilitate the successful completion of their goals and objectives in 114 community colleges. For over 30 years, the program has continued to encourage the enrollment, retention and transfer of students disadvantaged by language, social, economic and educational circumstances.

In abundance of caution, EOPS/NextUp/CARE & CalWORKs has moved to providing online services only. Please email miraeops@sdccd.edu for questions. Visit sdccd.edu/coronavirus for up to date information regarding COVID-19. 

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