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Eligibility Requirements


Eligibility for EOPS                         

  • California resident or qualify under the CA Dream Act

  • Enroll in 12 units or more at El Camino College Compton Center

  • Completed less than 70 degree applicable units

  • Demonstrate financial need by qualifying for a for a Board of Governor's Fee Waiver

  • Students must also have an educational need in one of the following areas:

    • Placement scores below English 1A or Math 73

    • A non- high school graduate

    • High school graduate with GPA below 2.5

    • Prior enrollment in remedial courses

    • Other factors as determined by the EOPS Director



Eligibility for CARE

  • All EOPS eligibility requirements

  • Child and parent or child is a recipient of CalWORKs/TANF/ (cash aid)

  • Students who receive GAIN services and/ or are current CalWORKs students can receive EOPS/CARE

  • At least 18 years of age

  • Single head of household

  • You must have one child under the age of 14

  • Required with CARE Application:

    • A copy, not original, of current Verification of Benefits that is dated within 30 days of submission

    • A copy, not original, of youngest dependent's birth certificate

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