Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS)



Welcome to the Santa Monica College EOPS Program!

The EOPS Office will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th in observance of Juneteenth Day.  Normal business hours will resume on Thursday, June 20th.


Contact Us

Visit Us: Student Services Center (SSC) 238 
Phone: 310-434-4268
Questions: EOPSinfo@smc.edu


Remote Hours

Monday: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


In-Person Hours

Monday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

At Santa Monica College, we believe in providing every student with the support they need to succeed. Our Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) program is designed to offer additional resources, guidance, and encouragement to students facing economic and educational challenges. Whether you're seeking academic assistance, counseling, or financial aid, our dedicated team is here to help you navigate your educational journey.

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
  • 24/7 online tutoring
  • Educational and cultural activities
  • College field trips
  • Application fee waivers to four-year institutions
  • And much more! 

We are here to help

EOPS stands by your side, providing essential support services to help you navigate your SMC journey.

Counseling Services

EOPS counseling offers personalized guidance and support to eligible students, helping them overcome challenges and succeed.

Counseling Services

Tutoring Services

EOPS tutoring provides tailored academic support to eligible students, enhancing their learning and boosting their success in college.

Tutoring Services

Student Workshops

EOPS workshops offer targeted educational sessions to eligible students, fostering skills development and promoting academic excellence.

Student Workshops

Check out our partner student support programs!

EOPS collaborates with a range of campus programs to provide additional support and resources to our students. Our partners share our commitment to student achievement, creating a supportive network that nurtures personal growth and fosters a sense of belonging within our campus community.