Academic Services FAQs
Note: These questions are intended for people who have questions about the academic services that EOP offers.
- What do I do once I have been accepted into EOP?
- Does San Jose State University offer a summer bridge program for new students?
- Why would a student, who is currently earning good grades, benefit from EOP?
- Can I still receive EOP support services if I don't receive the EOP Grant?
- Does EOP offer workshops?
- Can I be removed from EOP?
- What types of services does EOP provide to students?
- Does EOP have a website?
- Does EOP have a Facebook page?
- Does EOP have social events where I can meet other EOP students?
- Does EOP have a mentor program?
- Does EOP offer tutoring?
A: EOP offers a program called First Contact for newly accepted students. For incoming transfer students, it is usually held in May. For incoming Freshmen, it is usually in June. For more information you should check out our First Contact page.
A: Yes. Incoming freshman that do not meet the regular admission criteria and are admitted through a special admit process are required to attend an intensive Summer Bridge program. You can find information about it on our Summer Bridge page.
A: All students need supportive communities to be successful. Very few people succeed on their own. EOP has a dedicated group of trained professionals that can help foresee and address challenges that students may encounter at the college level.
A: Yes. EOP will provide with you academic support services even if you do not receive the grant.
A: Yes. At EOP, we host workshops throughout the semester that are specifically geared towards EOP students. Please check your requirements to see how many workshops you have to attend.
A: EOP does not typically remove students from the program if the student is meeting all EOP responsibilities. All students in the program sign a detailed Student Agreement that pledges their active participation in program. However, if a student is not holding up their end of the student agreement they can be removed from EOP.
A: EOP provides information on, and explanations of, academic policies, procedures and regulations, General Education and university graduation requirements, a Four Semester Educational Plan for freshmen, assistance with class scheduling, career counseling, personal counseling and advocacy on the behalf of students. It also offers tutoring and mentoring services to students.
A: You're on it! You can find lots of good information available on this EOP website, and you can always call us if you need information at 408-924-2637.
A: Yes! You can find lots of information, both social and academic on our facebook
page, located on the main page or by clicking on the following link: EOP Facebook Page.
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A: EOP offers social programs that include a fall semester EOP welcome, a Talent Show, EOP Word, End of the Semester celebrations, holiday celebrations and others.
A: Yes, EOP provides additional support for incoming freshmen, transfer students, Guardian Scholars and our male African American and Latino students. We have two separate mentoring programs-I Can, I Will and the New Student Mentor Program.
A: Yes, since Fall 2011, EOP has provided tutoring to students in various courses. For more information please check out our tutoring page.