Student Responsibility

EOPS is designed to provide academic and support services to students who are financially and educationally disadvantaged. Students' acceptance into EOPS means that students agree to work cooperatively and mutually with the program to attain their educational, as well as career, goals. Students remain eligible for EOPS for six (6) consecutive semesters or until 70 degree-applicable units are completed, whichever comes first, as long as the student complies with the following requirements:


Applicants who are determined eligible are required to attend a new EOPS student orientation by invitation only. Services such as bookvoucher will be provided after the applicant has completed the admisison process steps.

Unit Requirement:

EOPS students are required to enroll in 12 or more units each semester and must consult with your EOPS counselor before you add/drop units. Unit enrollment exceptions are available for DSPS students.

Academic Progress:

EOPS students are required to make academic progress toward achieving an educational goal by completing a minimum of 12 units each semester with a minimum grade point average of 2.00 in order to graduate from City College, transfer to a four year college/university, or be awarded a Certificate. 

Academic Counseling:

EOPS students are required to meet with their assigned EOPS counselor to develop a Student Educational Plan (SEP) during your first month in EOPS. In addition, EOPS students are required to meet with their EOPS counselor three (3) times each semester during Fall and Spring. 

EOPS Probation:

Students who complete their first semester in EOPS with a cumulative grade point average BELOW 2.0 will be placed on CCSF academic probation. EOPS students on academic probation will enroll only in those courses mutually agreed upon with their EOPS counselor, and that their cumulative grade point average must improve within two(2) consecutive semesters. Failure to meet and comply with this policy may result in disqualification from EOPS.


EOPS students are required to regularly attend each course in which they are enrolled. If an EOPS student has an emergency that will keep her/him out of class for an extended period, it is the student's responsibility to contact the instructor(s). If the period of absence will be longer than the instructor permits, the student is to contact the EOPS counselor for feedback.

EOPS students are to make an appointment with their EOPS counselor if they wish to request an EOPS Leave of Absence for one semester. EOPS students who are absent for more than one semester are required to re-establish their EOPS eligibility by completing and submitting a new EOPS application, and California College Promise Grant application.