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 (Virtual Tutoring Available)

Contact the EOPS Office to be connected, or refer to Canvas for contact information

Monday-Thursday: 8am to 5pm
Friday: 8:30am to 3pm 

Note: Closed Tuesday 12:30-1:30

CONTACT--All EOPS Services are being offered online

Phone: 559.442.8231
Fax: 559.499.6040

EOPS Staff Directory

Location: ST-101
(Student Services Building #10)
Campus Map

EOPS Appointment

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


 Instructions on how to register for classes.

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 is no longer accepting applications for Fall 2020. Applications for Spring 2021 will be available in December 2020.


  1. Be a resident of California or eligible for AB540 or DREAM Act
  2. Qualification for the California College Promise Grant A or B fee waiver (CCPG C with Expected Family Contribution of $0 also accepted)
  3. Enrollment in at least 12 units for the semester in which you are applying--at least 9 at FCC (unit exceptions for verified DSPS students)
  4. Completed fewer than 45 college units
  5. Meet one of the following EOPS educational factors:
    • Not initially qualified for transfer/degree-level Math or English
    • Have not graduated from high school, or have not obtained the GED (documentation required)
    • Graduated from high school with a GPA below 2.50 on a 4.0 scale (documentation required)
    • Previously enrolled in remedial/developmental education (documentation required)
    • Be a first-generation college student (neither parent has received an Associate degree or higher)
    • Speaking a primary language other than English
    • Member of a group targeted by FCC's Student Equity Plan
    • Current or former foster youth (documentation required)


Our Staff

Thom Gaxiola-Rowles

Director of EOPS, CARE, and NextUp

Contact Thom

Jeanine Castle

CARE and CCCAMPIS Coordinator/Counselor

Contact Jeanine

Shoua Yang

EOPS Counselor

Contact Shoua

Dr. Houa Yang

EOPS Senior Program Specialist

Contact Houa

Mark McNiff

EOPS Senior Program Specialist

Contact Mark

Ernie Garcia

EOPS/CARE Senior Program Specialist

Contact Ernie