Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS)

 EOPS message collage: The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Don't give up and don't lose hope!" We miss you.

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)

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

Note: Closed Tuesday 12:30-1:30

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

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

How do I apply?

Apply for EOPS for Spring 2021

This application will be active beginning at 7:00am on December 1, 2020 and will close when EOPS reaches capacity.


  • Be a resident of California or eligible for AB540 or DREAM Act
  • Awarded the California College Promise Grant (CCPG) A or B fee waiver (CCPG C with Expected Family Contribution of $0 also accepted) 
  • Financial Aid packaged through Fresno City College
  • Enrollment in at least 12 units for the Spring 2021 semester--at least 9 at FCC (unit exceptions for verified DSPS students)
  • Completed fewer than 45 college units
  • Meet one of the following EOPS educational factors:
    • Eligible to register in Math or English courses requiring a support class
    • 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