EOPS (Extended Opportunity Programs and Services)

EOPS Program:

EOPS is a state-funded, student assistance program established to promote enrollment, retention, persistence, and transfer of students with linguistic, economic, and educational disadvantages. The services provided to these students are above, beyond, and in addition to services available to all Clovis Community College students.

To schedule an appointment for EOPS/CARE/NextUp, please email Caryss.Johnson@cloviscollege.edu

EOPS Services Provided:

Eligible students may receive a wide variety of services including, but not limited to:

  • First Tier Priority Registration
  • Academic, Career and Personal Counseling
  • Individualized Counseling
  • Book Vouchers
  • Supplemental Cash Grants
  • Transfer Assistance, including application fee waivers for the CSU’s and UC’s

EOPS Eligibility Requirements

  • California Resident/AB540 Student/Dream Act
  • Full-time student (12 units or more) when accepted into the program* (some exceptions made for NextUp and DSP&S students, if eligible)
  • Have not completed 50 degree-applicable units in all post-secondary education
  • Qualify for a fee waiver (Promise Grant A, Promise Grant B, or Promise Grant C with 0 Expected Family Contribution).
  • Educational Criteria (only needs to qualify for one of the following):
    • Not qualified for enrollment into the minimum level of English or Math course that is applicable for the Associate's Degree
    • Not have graduated from high school or obtained GED
    • Graduated from High School with a Grade Point Average below 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
    • Been previously enrolled in remedial education
    • Is a first-generation college student (neither parent has successfully completed college)
    • The primary language spoken in the student's home is/was non-English
    • Is an emancipated foster/current youth.

Programs Within EOPS:

Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE)

CARE is a specialized program within EOPS for students receiving cash aid for themselves and/or their children. These students receive additional supports specific to their needs.

CARE Eligibility:

  • Students must meet all EOPS eligibility criteria, and
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be a current recipient of CalWORKs/TANF for themselves and/or their child(ren)
  • Be a Single Head of Household


NextUp is a program within EOPS designed to assist students who have a history in foster care.

NextUP eligibility:

  • Students must be current or former foster youth whose dependency was established or continued by the court on or after the student’s 16th birthday.
  • Students must be 25 years old or less when accepted to the program.

How do I apply for EOPS/CARE/NextUp Program?

Complete the 2021-2022 EOPS application.


Coordinator/Counselor (EOPS): Kelly Tabay | kelly.tabay@cloviscollege.edu

Coordinator/Counselor (NextUp): Laura Gonzales | laura.gonzales@cloviscollege.edu

Counselor: Krissy Jurkovich | kristiline.jurkovich@cloviscollege.edu

Counselor: Linda Garcia | linda.garcia@cloviscollege.edu

Program Assistant: Caryss Johnson | caryss.johnson@cloviscollege.edu 

EOPS/TRIO Celebration 2019