To Qualify to be an EOPS student:

  • Be eligible for the California College Promise Grant (A or B)
  • Be a full-time student (full-time student = 12 units)
  • If you are an Education Assistance Center (EAC) Student, your full-time status may be different
  • For students under 9 units, we will need a letter from EAC verifying your full-time load status
  • Be a California resident
  • Have less than 50 degree applicable units
  • We will review your transcript to determine if you have 50 degree applicable units
  • Be educationally disadvantaged

To qualify for the CARE program, an umbrella under EOPS- ALL CARE students are EOPS students:

  • You must have a child under the age of eighteen (18 years old)
  • Be currently receiving cash assistance from the county
  • And be considered a single head of household by the county

To qualify for the NEXTUP program- ALL NEXTUP students are EOPS students:

  • You must be under the age of 26 at the time you apply
  • Foster care must have been established on or after your 13th birthday
  • Be enrolled in at least one unit at Oxnard College.

Please contact our office for more information regarding these supplemental programs under EOPS. 

SERVICES for ALL EOPS Eligible Students (including CARE and NEXTUP students)

  • Counseling Services (academic, career, and personal)
  • Priority Registration
  • EOPS Book Grant
  • School Supplies
  • EOPS Grant Funding
  • Recognition Event
  • Graduation Cap and Gown
  • Tutoring
  • Student computer lab
  • Printing for school related projects
  • Workshops and activities
  • UC/CSU application Fee Waivers
  • CARE benefits (for single parents receiving TANF or CalWORKs)
  • NEXTUP benefits (for current or former foster youth under the age of 26)