Eligibility Requirements

SBCC students must meet the following eligibility requirements to join EOPS Program:

  • Be a California resident or AB540 student as determined by SBCC Admissions and Records
  • Enroll as a full-time student (12 units or more per semester)*
  • Have completed fewer than 70 degree applicable, college units
  • Be educationally disadvantaged as determined by EOPS staff

*waiver of 12 unit requirement may be available for students registered in the DSPS program with accommodations for full time enrollment

Please stop by the EOPS office during office hours to meet with an Student Program Advisor to confirm your eligibility! 


How to Apply for EOPS


New students must follow these steps prior to joining the EOPS Program:

  • Complete FAFSA/Dream and/or California College Promise Grant (CCPG) application

Once these steps are completed, please come by the EOPS office to apply. If you have attended another college or university, please be sure to bring a copy of your college transcripts to EOPS.