​​​​​​​​EOPS Team 

Coronavirus SMC EOPS/CARE Program Update:  We Are Here to Help!

EOPS/CARE Response to COVID-19​​​

In an effort to limit the spread of virus, starting Monday, March 16th,  The EOPS/CARE Office will be closed to the public. We will be transitioning ALL appointments to be conducted over the phone. Your EOPS/CARE Counselor will call you during your designated appointment day and time. Please make sure to update your contact phone number in Corsair Connect and that you are available to answer your counselor's phone call during your appointment time. For any questions or to schedule a phone appointment, please call the EOPS Office at (310) 434-4268.

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 economic and educational disadvantages.​

As a comprehensive state-funded program, EOPS is driven by a philosophy of providing services that are “over, above and in addition to” services available to all SMC students. To increase the access, retention and goal completion of participants, EOPS provides the following services:

  • Academic, career, personal and transfer counseling

  • Priority registration

  • Supplemental textbook assistance

  • Educational, transfer and career development workshops

  • One-on-one tutoring

  • Educational and cultural activities

  • College field trips

  • Application fee waivers to four-year institutions

  • And much more! 

​Other support programs available include Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE), CalWORKs, Guardian Scholars and DREAM Program. Information on these programs can be found at the links on the left.

EOPS Contact & Location

Student Services Center (SSC)​ 238: PDF FileMap​​​
1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405-1628
Phone: (310) 434-4268
Fax: (310) 434-3684​


Monda​y: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Tuesday: ​8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.​