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Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS)

Extended Opportunity Program & Services (EOPS) at Santa Monica College is a program that supports the enrollment, retention, graduation and transfer of students who are challenged by language, social, economic, and educational disadvantages. 


As a comprehensive state-funded program, EOPS is driven by a philosophy of providing services that are “over and above and in addition to” services available to all students. EOPS provides support through counseling, tutoring, financial assistance, transferring to a four-year institution, priority registration, and more!


EOPS strives for innovative and creative ways to enhance and encourage academic success and excellence, while fostering the personal growth and development in each participant. Other support programs available include Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE), CalWORKs, and Guardian Scholars (foster youth). Information on these programs can be found at the links on the left.




  • FAFSA 2015-2016. The priority deadline for the 2015-2016 FAFSA and California Dream Act Application is March 2, 2015. Be sure to submit your application by the deadline to be able to qualify for all the aid you can for the NEXT ACADEMIC YEAR!

  • Spring 2015 first counseling contact begins February 2 and goes through March 20th. Call or stop by the EOPS office to make your counseling appointment now. Do not wait until the end because appointments will fill up toward the end.

  • ​​Need to borrow a book for Spring 2015? Come in and complete a book loan request form.




Santa Monica College, Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS)
1900 Pico Boulevard, Student Services Building, Room 104
Santa Monica, CA  90405-1628
Office Phone:  (310) 434-4268  FAX:  (310) 434-3650
Fall 2014 Office Hours:  Monday 8am-5pm, Tuesday-Thursday 8am-5:30pm, Friday- 8am-1pm​​​​​