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EOPS

Welcome to EOPS

The Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) is a state-funded program designed to provide financial assistance, support, and encouragement for eligible low-income students. To apply fill out the application below and return it to the EOPS office via email eopsdept@hancockcollege.edu Once your EOPS application has been processed the EOPS office will send an e-mail to your myHancock e-mail account notifying you of your eligibility status. Your application will not be processed until all required documents are received. 

Apply to EOPS

Who qualifies for EOPS?

To qualify, a student must:

  • Be a California resident
  • Qualify for the California College Promise Grant Fee Waiver (CCPG-FW A/B)
  • Be enrolled full time (12 units or more)
  • Have completed less than 70 degree applicable units from an accredited college
  • Be educationally disadvantaged as determined by the EOPS criteria

CCPG-FW A/B Income Maximum for 2020-2021

What are the benefits of EOPS?

  • Academic counseling
  • Book service/vouchers
  • Career and transfer planning
  • Computer lab with free printing
  • Day one priority registration
  • Financial aid assistance and guidance
  • Grants for books and other educational expenses
  • Laptop/calculator loaner program
  • Peer mentor support
  • Recognition banquet
  • School planner
  • School supplies
  • Specialized workshops
  • Targeted outreach and recruitment
  • Tutoring
  • University application fee waivers
  • University and cultural field trips

Mutual Responsibility Contract (MRC) outlines EOPS students' responsibilities.