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EOPS & CARE

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) is a California Community College program to assist educationally disadvantaged students with financial need who want to attend college. The Antelope Valley College EOPS program receives state and district funds to recruit, enroll, and support these students that may not otherwise seek higher education.

Mission

The mission of the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) program is to support the primary goals of recruiting, retaining, and transitioning students who have language, social, economic, and/or educational disadvantages.  The program provides student support delivery service and programs which are “over, above, and in addition” to the regular programs and services offered by the college.

APPLYING FOR EOPS/CARE:

We are no longer accepting applications for Spring 2017

 - You must intend to enroll in at least 9 or more units.

- Must not have exceeded 70 degree applicable units.

- Must attend an EOPS Orientation and attend the THREE mandatory EOPS counseling appointments per semester.

- Other college transcript must be on file at AVC.

Please note:

You must bring in a photo I.D. in order to fill out an application; must have filed for FAFSA for the 2017-2018 school year, and you must have completed the matriculation components:

1. COMPLETED THE AVC ASSESSMENT TEST

2. COMPLETED THE AVC ONLINE COLLEGE ORIENTATION

3. HAVE AN EDUCATIONAL PLAN WITH ANY PROGRAM OR GENERAL COUNSELING

Also:

YOU MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE BOARD OF GOVENOR'S GRANT FEE WAIVER A OR B (noted in AVC computer system)

EOPS Probabtion:   

Not completing all three mandatory EOPS Counseling Appointments

Low Semester GPA

Not following Ed Plan

Dropping from courses

Not making adequate progress:

Students will enter EOPS Probation the next semester. To get out of EOPS Probation, student must successfully follow EOPS contract guidelines.

Removal from EOPS:

Any of the above

Not successfully exiting EOPS Probation:

Students who do not exit EOPS Probation will have to sit out a semester then may reapply for the program as a new student.  But a student who enters EOPS Probation a second time, will not be allowed to reapply for the program.

 

EOPS LENDING LIBRARY

EOPS now has a Lending Library.  You must utilize all other available resources before applying to borrow a book from EOPS.  Use your financial aid funds and apply for Books Help first.  If you are still waiting for your financial aid funds, check with the AVC Library to see if they have your textbook available to review.  If you are part of CalWORKs or the Department of Rehabiltation, go to them for book assistance.  If you still need to borrow a book, please print out the application on the link below.  Bring the application and a printed copy of your MyAVC class schedule to the EOPS Office.  ***PLEASE ALLOW 2 BUSINESS DAYS TO PROCESS REQUEST***.   

EOPS Lending Library Book Check Out Form_02_09_17.pdf

 

BOOKS HELP is another resource on campus that loans books.  You can click on the following link to see a flyer regarding their information.  BOOKS HELP is not part of EOPS.

Books Help Flyer.pdf

 

Last updated: February 23, 2017