Welcome to EOPS-CARE

EOPS welcomes applications for new Fall 2021 students

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DVC EOPS Canvas has launched!

If you are a current EOPS students and would like to join the EOPS Canvas Page, please email eopscare@dvc.edu for information. Stay informed about program requirements, events, and other important information. Get all the information you need about EOPS in one easy location. 

Covid-19 Emergency Grant

Are you facing unexpected expenses as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the transition to remote classes and services or are your facing financial difficulty meeting your cost of attendance? If so, you may be eligible for the COVID-19 Emergency Grant! Students enrolled for summer 2021 can apply for a one-time $1000 grant to help with books, supplies, housing, food, transportation, technology needs, health care, child care and other costs. Don’t let a financial emergency keep you from completing your educational goals at DVC! Funds are limited! Apply now!


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EOPS Spring Program Requirements

Complete the following EOPS semester requirements to remain in good standing with the program:

  1. Complete two EOPS counseling appointments (Deadline: Friday, May 21, 2021).  There are multiple ways to schedule:
    • Schedule an appointment yourself through a system called eSARS:
      1. Use EOPS eSARS to schedule with Alicia Brizzi, Paula Stanfield, or Zuhal Rahmani
      2. Use general counseling eSARS to schedule with any other EOPS counselors
      3. Schedule your appointment through email by completing the EOPS Appointment Request Form. Please allow 2 business days (not weekends or holidays) for a reply.

         

        Please note: Appointments can only be scheduled two weeks in advance. eSARS will not show appointments beyond 2 weeks of the current date.  

  2. Complete EOPS progress reports in each of your classes. Use the progress report link to submit progress reports to your instructor (Deadline: Friday, April 16, 2021).
  3. Complete one mid-semester check-in. Use the mid-semester link to complete the online form (Deadline: Friday, April 30, 2021).
  4. Complete 67% of your attempted units.
  5. Complete the Spring 2021 semester with a 2.00 or better GPA.

Spring Book Voucher Instructions

EOPS Book Vouchers Expired on Thursday, April 8, 2021

If you have questions about the EOPS book vouchers, please email your EOPS Assistant or eopscare@dvc.edu

Summer EOPS Program

EOPS will be offering a Summer 2021 program and summer EOPS book voucher for continuing students. In order to participate, you must be enrolled for summer with a minimum of 3 DVC units and not have been exited from EOPS following the spring semester. Complete the Summer EOPS Opt-In Form by Sunday, June 6, 11:59pm to let us know you want to participate. 

The following are the EOPS summer program requirements: 
• Complete at least one EOPS counseling appointment by Thursday, July 22nd 
• Maintain satisfactory academic progress by completing at least 3 units with a minimum 2.00 GPA.

Tutoring

EOPS tutors are available to answer questions Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., January 25 - May 20, 2021.

To receive services, students can either join the tutoring Zoom room during tutoring hours or by email one of the tutors directly to request assistance:

EOPS Zoom Counseling Drop-In Hours: Tuesday -  Thursday, 9 am - 10 am 

Drop-ins with EOPS Counselor, Paula Stanfield (https://4cd.zoom.us/j/92855275513

Progress reports

The Spring 2021 EOPS progress report has gone fully online! Use the progress report link to submit your forms to your instructors in each of your academic classes. The deadline to complete your progress reports is Friday, April 16, 2021. 

Mid-semester check-ins

The Spring 2021 EOPS mid-semester check-in has gone online! The link to the online mid-semester check-in form will go live on March 15, 2021. The deadline to complete your mid-semester check-in is Friday, April 30, 2021. 

Priority Registration 

As of Fall 2014, in order for students, including EOPS students, to receive a Priority Registration date, the following must be completed:

1. Complete the DVC Online Orientation
2. Take the Math and English assessments
3. Create an Education Plan 

Our Mission/Vision Statement

Diablo Valley College EOPS recognizes systemic and societal disadvantages exist for our students. Therefore, as a student support program, our goal is to create a safe environment that is inclusive, supportive, and conducive to academic success. We continually strive to improve ourselves by bettering our own mindsets, practices, and the services we provide. EOPS is committed to transforming the experiences of our students and nurturing their growth.

In EOPS, we believe in our students’ potential and work to cultivate their success through collaborative and holistic support. We strive to build relationships, develop community, and equip students with the skills to be successful both here and beyond DVC. In connecting students to comprehensive student support services, we are the “go-to” resource to help students successfully navigate higher education.

To our students: We are honored to be a part of your journey and we are here for you!

CARE Program: assistance for single parent EOPS students

Single parent EOPS students with dependent children receiving CalWORKs county cash aid either for themselves and/or their children may also qualify for the Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) program. CARE provides additional support services such as study-time child care grants, supply vouchers, daily meal on campus, and specialized workshops and events.

Visit the CARE home page for more information.

Please come visit the EOPS/CARE Office on the first floor of the Student Services Center (Room SSC-127).

 

EOPS in the news

Click on the links below to read recently published articles about some of our successful students and programs!

From expulsion to Honor Society, DVC helped Yani Webster turn her life around

Regina Carlos from near high school dropout to a degree in nursing

DVC student Mercedes Alfaro: from teen parent to Mills College grad

Graduation speaker Miguel Zaragoza reflects on time spent at DVC

 Links to other helpful related DVC programs:

For more information, contact us by phone at 925-969-2117 or email eopscare@dvc.edu.

Office hours

January 25 - May 21, 2021

  Monday     Tuesday    Wednesday   Thursday   Friday 
Phone Hours 8 am -5 pm 8 am -5 pm 8 am -5 pm 8 am -5 pm Closed
Live Chat Hours 2 pm - 4 pm 2 pm - 4 pm 10 am - 12 pm 10 am - 12 pm Closed