Extended Opportunity ProgramS and Services
Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS) is a student support program implemented and funded by the state of California (as per Title V) to help recruit, retain and assist the academic success of low-income and educationally disadvantaged students by providing them with the tools and resources for achieving a higher education.
For further information please contact the EOPS/CARE office at (951) 222-8045.
EOPS Office Hours - Riverside City College
|Monday||8 am to 4 pm|
|Tuesday||8 am to 4 pm|
|Wednesday||8 am to 4 pm|
|Thursday||8 am to 4 pm|
|Friday||8 am to 12 pm|
Once you have been accepted into the Riverside Community College District EOP/S Program, you will be eligible for a number of support services.
Academic Counseling Services: Personal, academic and career counseling is provided to you by certificated counselors. An EOPS counselor is available for EOPS students after the student is accepted into the program.
Registration Services: Priority registration is provided for EOP/S students in the fall and spring semesters. This service assists students with access to the classes needed to complete their educational plan.
Book Services: A supplemental book voucher is provided to EOPS Students who have met the requirements of the EOPS students responsibility contract and who are progressing academically. The book voucher amount varies depending on funding.
Tutorial Services: Specialized EOPS tutoring is available through the Tutorial Center. Tutors are ready to help in most academic subjects offered at Riverside Community College District. Sessions are held on campus on a one-to-one basis. The Tutorial Center also has self-tutorial software to help you study on your own.
Transfer Services: You will receive counseling and advisement that will help to ensure a successful transition to the four-year college or university of your choice. EOPS is also available to provide application fee waivers for the CSU or UC.
Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (C.A.R.E.)
C.A.R.E. provides additional assistance for eligible EOP/S students who are single parents receiving AFDC/TANF benefits to pursue a college education.
Benefits & Services include:
NeW EOPS Eligibility Requirements
To apply to the EOPS program, you must fit the following criteria:
How to Apply to EOPS
To be eligible for all EOPS services and benefits including Priority Registration you must apply and be accepted to EOPS two months before the semester term of entrance.
To be eligible for all EOPS services and benefits excluding Priority Registration you must apply and be accepted to EOPS one month before the semester term of entrance.
Due to changing semester starting dates please call our office at (951) 222-8045 for specific deadline dates for application.