Welcome to EOPS!

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) and Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) is a state-funded program to help low-income and academically disadvantaged California residents to be successful in college.

EOPS/CARE provides eligible students with support services such as early registration, personal and academic counseling, transfer assistance and, in some cases, grants and book assistance. EOPS/CARE staff members are advocates for students and committed to helping them achieve their educational goals.

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Joel Rodriguez 

Office Hours for Winter 2023

If you have general EOPS questions, please contact the EOPS front desk staff at eops@deanza.edu or you may call 408-864-8950 for assistance.

The EOPS office is open for in-person questions and assistance by appointment from Monday to Thursday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Important notice

The EOPS staff will be serving students remotely from Tuesday January 3 to Thursday January 5 due to the expected storm coming in. We will update the office hour on Friday January 6 when the update on the weather forecast is available. We're sorry for the inconvenience.

If you have questions regarding book funds or equipment loan, please contact: Maria Hernandez, EOPS Coordinator at hernandezmaria@deanza.edu.

All general questions and assistance to schedule an appointment should be directed to the EOPS front desk at eops@deanza.edu or 408-864-8950.

Counseling and academic advising will be offered in person or remotely.

Internet Access

If you need internet access, you may qualify for two months of free internet service from Comcast through the Internet Essentials program. Visit internetessentials.com/covid19 to learn more

Contact Us

EOPS Office


Marilyn Booye
EOPS Supervisor


Melinda Hughes
Faculty Assistant Director


Office Location

Campus Center Lower Level
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If you would like a preliminary evaluation of your eligibility or want to be notified of future application periods, please fill out our EOPS interest form.

Interest Form

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