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Prospective Students

Spring 2021 EOPS Applications are Closed. 

Please complete Online Interest Form for Fall 2021.


  • ​​​​California Resident or Non-Resident Tuition Exempt (AB-540)​
  • Be​​​​​​ a full-time student (12 units or more)​
  • ​​​First Priority to Student with Less Than 40 College Applicable Units​​​​​
  • ​​Have Not Earned a College Degree or Certificate
  • ​​Qualify for a Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOGFW) A, B, or C with 0 EFC 
  • ​​Be determined to be educationally disadvantaged according to EOPS regulation.
  • ​​Meet EOPS State Guidelines*​

*Criteria for EOPS students include qualifying for Board of Governor’s Fee Waiver (B.O.G.F.W.) under option A or B as determined by Financial Aid Office. According to California residency (AB 540 Eligible) and income requirements, EOPS applicants must be educationally disadvantaged, according to Title V, Article 2, section 56220(e).



​How to Apply​

  1. ​​​​​Complete an OCC Admission Application 
  2. Complete the FAFSA including BOGFW or The California Dream Act with the OCC Financial Aid Office
  3. Complete EOPS Application*
  4. ​Submit official transcripts from all previously attended college to Admissions and Records.

*Please note that completing an application does not guarantee acceptance into the program. Eligibility requirements mandated by Title 5 Regulations determine acceptance. Please call the EOPS office if you have any questions (714) 432-5817.