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EOPS/CARE Eligibility

EOPS  services are available to eligibile students who have completed less than 70 degree applicable units.

 In order to be eligible for EOPS at Folsom Lake College, you must meet ALL of the following:

  • Be a California Resident
  • Enrolled in 12 semester units (certain exceptions apply)
  • Have completed no more than 70 degree applicable units
  • Receive the California College Promise Grant (Formerly BOG Fee Waiver) A, B or C (with EFC=0)

In addition, you must meet ONE of the following:

  • Placed in or have taken basic English, Math or ESL classes
  • High School or college GPA of 2.49 or below
  • Did not receive G.E.D. or pass high school equivalency exam
  • Being the first in your family to attend college

All CARE students must first be admitted into EOPS. Additionally, you must meet ALL of the following:

  • Be a single parent, head of household
  • Receiving TANF/CalWORKs cash aid for self and/or child
  • Have at least one dependent child

All Next Up students must first be admitted into EOPS. Additionally, you must meet ALL of the following:

  • Current or former California foster youth whose dependency was established or continued by the court on/after your 16th birthday
  • Under 26 years old at the start of the academic year
  • Enrolled in at least 9 units (certain exceptions apply)