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Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS)

(Allan Hancock College Board Policy 5150)

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) is a state-funded program which offers “over and above” support services and financial assistance to educationally and economically disadvantaged students to help them succeed in college. Students receive assistance with academic counseling, peer advising and help navigating the financial aid process. An eligible student may receive a cash grant, or a book voucher, priority registration. EOPS students are invited to attend workshops and annual social and cultural activities.

To be eligible for EOPS, a student must:

  1. Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  2. Meet EOPS income and educational criteria as determined by Title 5 guidelines.

Applications may be obtained from the Santa Maria campus EOPS office located in bldg. A, Room 201, the Lompoc Valley Center EOPS office in building 1, Room 103, or from the EOPS website at www.hancockcollege.edu/eops. Bilingual services are provided.

The EOPS office is located on the Santa Maria campus in Bldg. A201 or the Lompoc Valley Center in in bldg. 1, Room 103. 

Santa Maria phone number: 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3214 
Lompoc Valley Center phone number: 1-805-735-3366 ext. 5249, 5206, or 5233