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EOPS Office
Room A-300
Office Hours: Mon. - Thur. 8 am to 5 pm, Fri. 8 am to 1 pm
Phone: 619-660-4204
Fax: 619-660-4279


Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS)


We are still accepting applications, but cannot guarantee Spring admission.

EOPS Book Voucher Request forms for Spring 2015 can be submitted to the EOPS Office NOW! We are distributing final book vouchers to new fall and spring accepted students - all funds expected to be distributed by TOMORROW, February 12. Students who are eligible should have received a phone call and email. Forms are now available at the EOPS office or you can download the form online.

New Student Orientations will be scheduled soon for newly admitted students.
CARE WORKSHOPS (All students are welcome to attend)
Affordable Housing
Fri, Feb. 27 at 12 pm in room A-112
Presenter: Carmen Amigon from Community Housing Works
Financial Aid Updates
Thurs, Mar. 12 at 12 pm in room A-112
Presenter: Michael Allen from the Financial Aid department
Job Searching
Thurs, Apr. 16 at 12 pm in room A-112
Presenter: Nicole Keeley from the EOPS/CARE department

EOPS Overview

EOPS counselors ease the transition into college for new, returning and re-entry students. The over and above support provided improves access to higher education.

EOPS is designed for the recruitment, orientation and retention of California residents who are economically and educationally disadvantaged.

EOPS provides cohort building events, the EOPS Student Club, and Work Experience (WEX110) as integral components to the success of EOPS students.

CARE Overview

Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education

CARE is designed for single parent students who participate in the EOPS program and receive CalWORKs/TANF assistance.

CARE provides child care grants for study time (as funding permits), success seminars, new and continuing student orientation and an annual CARE Food Pantry and holiday event.

UP! Overview

Unlimited Potential!

UP! is designed to assist students who have been in foster care or guardianships. This program is an intensive case management collaboration between EOPS and Financial Aid.

Borderless Spaces Overview

AB540 Students

Borderless Spaces is designed to assist AB540/Undocumented students who have filled out the Dream Act application. Services provided include counseling, book vouchers (as funding permits), homework station, new and continuing student orientation, and a safe space for all undocumented students.

Limited Availability

Due to state budget concerns, EOPS offers limited program admission at the start of each semester. Please stop in or call the office to inquire.

Last Updated: 02/11/2015


Room A-300, in the
One-Stop Student Center.

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Office Hours

Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

8:30 am -1:00 pm

Contact Information

Phone: (619) 660-4204
Fax: (619) 660-4279

Mailing Address:
Cuyamaca College
900 Rancho San Diego Pkwy
El Cajon, CA 92019-4304

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EOPS Office
Room A-300
Office Hours: Mon. - Thur. 8 am to 5 pm, Fri. 8 am to 1 pm
Phone: 619-660-4204
Fax: 619-660-4279

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