Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS)

EOPS offers personalized academic counseling and advising as well as financial assistance to qualified students.


Main Office:

Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

EOPS Learning Center (LI-134, second floor):

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm


Phone: 559.442.8231
Fax: 559.499.6040
Location: ST-101
(Student Services Building #10)
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EOPS Appointment

Fresno City College
Attn: EOPS
1101 E University Avenue
Fresno, CA 93741


Counseling and Advising

  • Development of education plans
  • Personal counseling
  • Career planning and course selection
  • Progress monitoring and advisement and much more!

Financial Assistance

  • EOPS supplemental grant
  • Book Service
  • Emergency loans

Other Programs

CARE: Single parents receiving cash aid/TANF

NextUp: Current and former Foster Youth


How do I apply?

EOPS Application is available in the EOPS Office.


  1. Be a resident of California or eligible for AB540 or DREAM Act
  2. Qualification for the BOG A or B fee waiver (BOG C with Expected Family Contribution of $0 also accepted)
  3. Enrollment in at least 12 units for the semester in which you are applying (unit exceptions for verified DSPS students)
  4. Completed fewer than 45 college units
  5. Meet one of the following EOPS educational factors:
    • Initial placement test scores below English 125/126 or below Math 103
    • Have not graduated from high school, or have not obtained the GED
    • Graduated from high school with a GPA below 2.50 on a 4.0 scale
    • Previously enrolled in remedial/developmental education


EOPS is no longer accepting applications for Spring 2018. Applications for Fall 2018 will be available in July, 2018.

Our Staff

Thom Gaxiola-Rowles

Director of EOPS, CARE, & NextUp

Contact Thom

Jeanine Castle

CARE Coordinator/Counselor

Contact Jeanine

Ernie Garcia

EOPS/CARE Educational Advisor

Contact Ernie

Ken Chavez

EOPS Counselor

Contact Ken

Mark McNiff

EOPS Educational Advisor

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Dr. Houa Yang

EOPS Educational Advisor

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Shoua Yang

EOPS Counselor

Contact Shoua