Welcome to EOPS-CARE

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? If so, you may be eligible for the COVID-19 Emergency Grant! Students enrolled for fall 2020 can apply for a one-time $500 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!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY TO EOPS

EOPS is accepting applications for new Spring 2021 students

Apply for Spring 2021 EOPS enrollment early and get a jump start on your plans for next semester. 

Spring 2021 EOPS services include a textbook voucher to purchase textbooks from the DVC bookstore, priority registration for Summer 2021 & Fall 2021, free tutoring, school supplies, dedicated counseling, and other supportive services.

EOPS Remote Services 

The campus continues to operate the majority of its instructional and student services remotely. EOPS has modified services to continue supporting students during remote instruction. The college and the program are closely monitoring local and national reports and will update students through email communication and webpage updates. Please monitor your DVC InSite email accounts.

Your health, safety, and continued success are of the utmost important to us. If you have questions or concerns, please email or call the EOPS office.

EOPS Fall Program Requirements

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

  1. Complete two EOPS counseling appointments (Deadline: Friday, December 11, 2020).
    To request an EOPS appointment, please submit an online request.
  2. Complete one combined EOPS mid-semester check-in/progress report form (Deadline: Friday, November 20, 2020).
  3. Complete 67% of your attempted units
  4. Complete the Fall 2020 semester with a 2.00 or better GPA

Fall Book Voucher Instructions

EOPS Book Vouchers Expire on Thursday, November 5, 2020
Textbook Purchase Instructions:  
  1. Go to the DVC bookstore’s online buying system.
  2. Select the books you need for your class.
  3. When making the purchase, you must put in a credit card number to complete the transaction.
  4. There are several options to receive your books:
    1. At the Pleasant Hill Campus bookstore (outside window on the South side of the store). Check the bookstore website for store hours.
    2. At the San Ramon Campus bookstore (Room W-204) (check website for updated store hours). This option is only for classes whose section numbers are in the 9000's.
    3. Shipped to your house. Shipping fees apply for each transaction.
  5. In the comments section, under shipping, please include the following:
    1. Name
    2. Student ID
    3. Phone Number
    4. “I am an EOPS student who wants to use my book voucher to buy books.”

If your book voucher covers the entire cost of the transaction, your credit card will not be charged. If your transaction costs more than the book voucher amount, the balance will be charged to your credit card.

Reimbursement Instructions: Refunds must be done in person 
  1. Go to the Pleasant Hill Campus bookstore** (outside window on the South side of the store)
  2. Provide the DVC bookstore staff with your receipt and student ID card.
  3. The bookstore will provide you a reimbursement up to the amount of your book voucher.

** Reimbursements for books purchased at the San Ramon Campus must be handled in person at the San Ramon Campus, W-204.

Tutoring

EOPS tutors are available to answer questions Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., August 24 to December 14, 2020.

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 Counseling Drop-In Hours: https://4cd.zoom.us/j/99094452032 

  • Monday: 12:30 - 1:30
  • Tuesday: 11:30 - 12:30
  • Wednesday: 12:30 - 1:30
  • Thursday: 12:30 - 1:30
  • Friday: 12-1

Progress reports

Details about the Fall 2020 EOPS progress report process are currently being developed. More information to come. 

Mid-semester check-ins

Details about the Fall 2020 EOPS mid-semester check-in process are currently being developed. More information to come.

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

  Monday     Tuesday    Wednesday   Thursday   Friday 
August 17 - December 21 8 am -5 pm 8 am -5 pm 8 am -5 pm 8 am -5 pm 8 am -3 pm

Fall 2020 Campus Holidays/Closures:
  • Monday, September 7: Labor Day Holiday
  • Friday, September 25: Native American Day Holiday
  • Monday, November 9: Veterans Day Holiday
  • Thursday, November 25 & Friday, November 26: Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Tuesday, December 22 - Friday, January 1: Winter Break