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What is EOPS?

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) is a state-funded program for students who are financially and educationally disadvantaged. At Irvine Valley College, EOPS works to help students succeed by providing educational opportunities, encouragement, and support services. Reaching educational goals may seem difficult sometimes. The IVC EOPS staff are committed to assisting our students in realizing their potential.

IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING EXTENDED OPPORTUNITY PROGRAMS AND SERVICES (EOPS): Starting Monday, March 16 through Friday, May 1, EOPS/CARE/CalWORKs/Guardian Scholars services will only be available by phone or virtually. Students may access our services in the following ways:

As we continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation, please visit Coronavirus Update for the latest information.

How to Qualify for EOPS

You might be eligible for EOPS if you meet ALL of the following requirements. Please contact the EOPS department via email at when you are ready to apply:

  • Qualify for a California College Promise Grant (A or B)
  • Be a full-time student (enrolled in 12 units or more in fall/spring or 4 units in summer)
  • Have less than 60 college units completed from all schools attended
  • A minimum of 2.0 cumulative GPA at Irvine Valley College
  • Meet educational disadvantage criteria as determined by EOPS

AB 540 and DACA Resources

AB 540 and DACA resources are available at

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T: 949-451-5243
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Student Services Center, Room SSC 220

Department Hours

Mon:​   8 am - 7 pm ​
​Tue: ​  8 am - 7 pm ​
​Wed: ​  8 am - 7 pm ​
​Thu:   ​8 am - 7 pm ​
​Fri: ​  8 am - 5 pm ​