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  1. What is EOP&S?

  2. EOP&S (Extended Opportunity Program and Services) is a state funded support program that is designed to assist qualified low-income and educationally disadvantaged students complete their college goals with the assistance of financial and support service

     
  3. How do I qualify?
    To qualify for the EOP&S program you must:
    • be a California resident
    • be enrolled in 12 or more units each semester
    • have fewer than 70 college units
    • eligible to receive a Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOGW)
    • be educationally disadvantaged as defined by EOP&S regulations

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  4. What is a Board of Governors Fee Waiver?

  5. A BOGW is a fee waiver that pays the enrollment fees for qualified low-income students. This fee waiver does not need to be repaid. For more information on a BOGW, please contact the Financial Aid office at 818-719-6428.
     
  6. What does the EOP&S program offer?

  7. The EOP&S program offers services such as academic and career counseling, tutoring, transfer assistance, university fee waivers, and much more.

     
  8. Can EOP&S help me with money for textbooks?

  9. Yes, each semester qualified EOP&S students receive a book voucher to assist them in buying textbooks.

     
  10. How can I get help with hard courses such as Math and English?

  11. EOP&S offers tutoring for EOP&S students. Tutoring sessions are weekly, one hour, individualized sessions in a variety of classes.
     
  12. I'm a working adult in the PACE program. Can a PACE student also be an EOP&S student?

  13. The EOP&S program is open to all qualified students from high school graduates to working adults.

     
  14. How do I find out about scholarships?

  15. Scholarship information is posted in the EOP&S Office, Bungalow 0340. Listings are available for both on and off campus scholarships. The EUREKA computer in the Career/Transfer Center also has listings of scholarships.
     
  16. Can EOP&S help me transfer to a four-year university?

  17. EOP&S students who see a counselor twice each semester and follow their educational plan are already on the fast track to a four-year university. EOP&S offers application fee waivers, transfer workshops, and an opportunity to meet with university representatives.
     
  18. I never seem to get the classes I want. Can EOP&S help me get into the classes I need?

  19. As an EOP&S student you will receive priority registration. Priority registration allows you to enroll in classes before other Pierce students.


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