Why EOP?

 Higher Percentage of Retention

There are several benefits for students participating in EOP, which include the following:

  • The chance to build relationships with faculty and other students
  • Taking courses in a cohort with other EOP peers
  • Cooperative learning opportunities
  • Receipt of an EOP Grant upon review for eligibility
  • Assistance with major college decisions
  • Community building activities

Services provided by EOP include:

  • Academic advising
  • One-on-one peer mentoring
  • Enrichment programs that include educational and cultural activities
  • Skill development workshops
  • A supportive environment of student peer mentors
  • Computer lab access
  • Summer Bridge and Freshman Year Experience (for freshmen only)
  • Transfer Student Orientation (for transfers only)
"EOP has meant the opportunity of a life time that I would have never had. They made it possible for me to attend college right after having a child. I’ve had a lot of obstacles in my life from attending college and EOP gave me the silver lining."
Lucero Gaona