Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOPS) is a California state-funded program that provides an accessible and rewarding college experience to low-income students facing social, economic, and educational disadvantages. The program was established in 1969 by the California Legislature with the goal to provide access and educational equity for community college students.


To qualify, a student must:

♦ Be a California resident or Dream Act Student

♦ Qualify for the Board of Governors' Fee Waiver (BOGW) A or B

♦ Be enrolled as full-time student at Cuesta

♦ Have completed less than 70 units of college work

♦ Be educationally disadvantaged, as determined by the EOPS criteria


Services available for eligible students:

♦ Career, academic and personal counseling 

♦ A book voucher to help with the cost of textbooks

♦ EOPS/CARE lending library

♦ Priority registration

♦ Registration assistance

♦ Assistance with completing financial aid applications

♦ Workshops

♦ Referrals to tutorial services and community resources

♦ Network with four-year institutions

♦ Annual social activities


Hours and Locations

San Luis Obispo Campus North County Campus
Library Building, Room 3134 Building 3000, Room 3024

 P.O. Box 8106
San Luis Obispo, CA 93403

 2800 Buena Vista Drive
Paso Robles, CA 93446


Office Hours (Fall 2014):

8:30am to 4:30pm

8:30am to 6:00pm

8:30am to 6:00pm

8:30am to 4:30pm

8:30am to 1:00pm


Office Hours (Fall 2014):

*Please call to confirm office hours








Phone: (805) 546-3144


Phone: (805) 591-6214