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Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS)

encouraging Enrollment, Persistence, Retention and Success

 

Forms

FormsInformation Session, EOPS Network Service & Program Dates (SP15)

 

A pdf version of the key program dates presented during EOPS Spring 2015

A pdf version of the presentation made during EOPS Information Sessions will be available to download after formal orientations.

 

Academic Progress Report (APR)

Progress Reports are used to gauge how to leverage other resources for students not meeting satisfactory academic progress (i.e. tutoring or social and/or academic intervention). More importantly, it also gives students the opportunity to network with their instructors outside the classroom setting. EOPS encourages students to utilize office hours to build relationships with instructors that go beyond the classroom. 100% of progress report feedback/responses must be gathered during instructor office hours.

Appeal for Readmission

Students who fail to meet program requirements in two consecutive semesters are dismissed from EOPS and are required to appeal for readmission to the program.

 

Before Submitting an Appeal for Readmission
  1. Meet with a CARE or EOPS staff person to review status
  2. Obtain all written documentation needed to support claim
  3. Self-reflect to determine if the capacity to honor all program requirements exists
  4. Check appeal form for thoroughness

(Closed for SP15)

Time/Unit Waiver-- 70 units or 6 semesters

According the state regulations, students exit EOPS for three reasons--

1) TIME - completed 6 consecutive semesters,

2) UNITS - earned 70 degree applicable units, or

3) COMPLIANCE - failed to fulfill programs requirements as defined by contract.

 

Current EOPS students that have been enrolled in EOPS for six (6) consecutive semesters, and/or earned 70 degree applicable units may request to extend their eligibility for EOPS services by submitting a waiver. Students will be notified by email the semester before they reach these limits, and sent confirmation in their last semester of eligibility. Please contact the EOPS office for deadlines if you need to request an extension.

(Closed for SP15)

Waiver of Full-Time Enrollment Requirement

New students applying to EOPS who believe that their life circumstances will not allow them to successfully complete 12 units may request permission to enroll in EOPS with less than 12 units. Waivers are granted solely at the discretion of the EOPS director on a case-base basis and cannot be requested in back-to-back semesters. Waivers approved for course loads of 9-11.9 units.

(Closed for SP15)

EOPS Student Advocates (ESA)

Under the supervision of EOPS director, EOPS Student Advocates (ESAs) are selected through an application process to serve on a volunteer basis for a period (1) semester, which may be extended with mutual agreement for one (1) additional semester. ESAs work in direct collaboration with both the EOPS and CARE staff, as well as the EOPS Advisory Board to assist in the areas of-- policy development, strategic planning, service delivery systems, new initiatives, and recruitment/marking. Please contact Robin Harrison for more information at rharrison@losmedanos.edu or (925) 473-7481.