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 summer 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!


EOPS is now accepting applications for new Fall 2020 EOPS students

The deadline to apply for Fall 2020 EOPS is Sunday, September 13, 2020. We encourage you to apply early to receive services such as free $$ for textbooks, priority registration, and more! 

EOPS Services - Important COVID-19 modifications (6-5-20)

The college suspended all face-to-face classes and face-to-face student interactions beginning Monday, March 16. All campus facilities will be closed to students to minimize the spread of the coronavirus until further notice. 

EOPS has modified services to be able to support students remotely. The college and the program are closely monitoring local and national reports. We will update students through email communication and by 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 Summer Program

EOPS is offering a summer program for continuing EOPS students only. The deadline to opt in for the program was 6/4/20.

Summer EOPS Program Requirements

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

  1. Complete one EOPS counseling appointments (Deadline: Thursday, July 23, 2020).
    To schedule a 30-minute appointment, email eopscare@dvc.edu with the following information:
    • Name
    • Student ID
    • Phone
    • Days/times available
    • Preferred EOPS counselor, if any (Note: EOPS counselors for the summer are Paula Stanfield & Dawn Trujillo)
    • Have you attended other colleges? Yes or No
    • What topics would you like to discuss with your counselor? [If you need to schedule a 70 unit evaluation, please indicate that here]
  2. Complete at least 3 units with a 2.00 or better GPA

Summer Book Voucher Instructions

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. You will have the option to choose either Pleasant Hill bookstore pick-up or shipping (the bookstore has agreed to waive the shipping fee for EOPS students):
    • If you choose the shipping option, in the comments section, under shipping, 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 amount is sufficient to pay for the entire cost of the purchase, you will not be charged anything on your credit card. If your textbook cost is more than the amount of your EOPS book voucher, the bookstore will charge the difference on your credit card.

Reimbursement Instructions: 
  1. From June 8 - 18, go to the Pleasant Hill bookstore (outside window on the South side of the store), Monday – Thursday, 10am-4pm.
  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.

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.

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 information

New requirements established to receive a priority registration date

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 

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, visit the EOPS-CARE Office located on the first floor of the Student Services Center (Room 127) on the main DVC campus in Pleasant Hill. Contact us by phone at 925-969-2123 or 925-969-2117.

Office hours

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May 26 - August 7 8 am - 5 pm 8 am - 5 pm 8 am - 5 pm 8 am - 5 pm CLOSED