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Get Ready with EOPS Summer College Readiness
Program runs five weeks starting July 3
July 03, 2017 - August 03, 2017
Monday-Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-noon

What is EOPS?
Administered by friendly faculty and staff who are committed to student success, EOPS provides “over and above” services and programs to full-time Foothill College students who qualify for the California Community Colleges Board of Governors (BOG) Fee Waiver, and who meet the program’s financially and educationally disadvantaged eligibility criteria. Read more about EOPS eligibility.

EOPS services include textbook vouchers; priority registration; individualized counseling; tutoring; computer lab access with printing privileges; four-year university campus tours, and UC/CSU transfer admission application fee waivers.

This five-week summer EOPS program prepares you for college in a relaxed academic setting so that you can experience:

  • an introduction to the EOPS program and services provided
  • instruction that sharpens your study skills for academic success
  • Q&A with current EOPS students and alumni
  • an orientation to campus resources
  • a fun and social transition into college

You qualify for the Summer College Readiness Program if you:

  • are a first-time high school transfer college student or have minimal college experience
  • completed the free Foothill College application at
  • have applied for financial aid (note: all EOPS students must be eligible for the BOG fee waiver part A or part B, or meet Method B criteria if qualified for BOG fee waiver C. Apply by submitting a BOG application or the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA.) For more information, visit
  • meet at least one of the EOPS academic eligibility criteria (this will be determined at your EOPS appointment). Visit for complete details.

The program includes sign up for three courses:

  • CNSL 275: Road to College Success: More than Just Books (1 unit) Required EOPS program orientation
  • CNSL 5*: Introduction to College (1.5 units) Non-GE; UC/CSU Transferable
  • CRLP 55: Lifelong Learning Strategies (3 units) This course will provide you with practical skills that are valuable for college survival. FHGE: Lifelong learning; CSU Transferable

* If you have previously completed CNSL 5 or SPED 8 you are exempt from taking this class.

For more information and to sign up, contact April C. Henderson  at, 650.949.7206, or visit the EOPS office on the 2nd floor of the Student Services Building 8200 in room 8202.

Visit the EOPS website to learn about all support services that the program provides.







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