APPLY ONLINE NOW!
We are now accepting EOPS Applications for both the Fall 2022-Spring 2023 year AND the Fall 2023-Spring 2024 year!!
Steps to Apply for EOPS
Step 1: Student submits an online EOPS Application.
-2022-2023 EOPS Application for Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 (Current application)
-Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 EOPS Application (Application for next school year)
Step 2: Student must do the following before the student's EOPS Application can be processed:
Submit an Admissions Application to the Admissions Office.
Activate your Mendocino College Issues Email Account. For information and assistance with your Student Email Account visit Admissions and Records.
Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA must be completed online by going to https://fafsa.ed.gov. Students who are AB540 should complete a Dream Act Application by going to https://dream.csac.ca.gov.
Attention: Students may submit transcripts from other colleges to get credit for courses they have already taken. The advantage of submitting transcripts is that EOPS Counselors will be able to create a comprehensive Education Plan that will reflect the courses students have already completed. Unofficial copies printed from each of the college's website, may be submitted with the EOPS Application.
Step 3: The EOPS Office processes the student's EOPS Application and notifies the student whether or not the student is eligible. The student will be notified by email, and a notation will be made in the student's MyMendo account.
Step 4: If the student is eligible, the student will be notified with the deadline for completing the following additional requirements:
enroll in 12 or more units (full-time)
attend an EOPS Orientation (dates & times for EOPS Orientations will be given to the student if the student is offered a spot into the EOPS program)
meet with with an EOPS Counselor
Step 5: Student will begin receiving EOPS services (including a Book Voucher or EOPS Grant) after the items in Step 4 have been completed.