Apply to EOP

 

CSU EOP FAQs


Calstate Apply
FAFSA or CA Dream Act 
SJSU Admissions


Questions? 

eop@sjsu.edu


Brochures

EOP [PDF]
Guardian Scholars [PDF]

 

SPRING 2019 EOP: 

Closed.  EOP does not offer spring acceptance

EOP is designed for undergraduate students that are considered California residents or AB540 students with a history of low-income (as determined by the FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application) and from an educationally disadvantaged background.  

Students must be the first generation of their family to earn a four year college degree. The students' parents cannot have earned a Bachelor's degree in any country. Income criteria is calculated by the CSU and is posted on the income criteria page.


 
How to apply to EOP for Fall 2019:

  • Apply for SJSU admission by the deadline via Calstate Apply
  • The SJSU Fall admission deadline is November 30
  • The priority EOP application deadline is November 30
  • The final EOP application deadline is January 15 
  • When you apply for SJSU admission, the EOP application will become available if you are eligible. 
  • The EOP Application is SEPARATE from the SJSU admission application. 

** IF YOU ARE A RETURNING SJSU EOP STUDENT, YOU DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY, BUT YOU DO NEED TO EMAIL US FOR RE-CERTIFICATION eop@sjsu.edu **


 

Recommendation Forms:

  • Fall admission applicants to EOP must have two (2) recommendation forms submitted by January 31
  • Due to the volume of applicants, EOP can not individually check the status of your application/form. 
  • All recommendations must be submitted online, no paper letters/forms will be accepted.

  

FAFSA and CA Dream Act Application:

The FAFSA and CA Dream Act application priority application period is open from October 1 - March 2 every year. 

  • Fall admission applicants to EOP must have the FAFSA or CA Dream Act application complete and submitted to SJSU by EOP deadline of January 31

To be fair and equitable to all students, we do not accept late or incomplete applications. Students who are not accepted to EOP at the start of their CSU/SJSU undergraduate career are not eligible to apply for EOP at a later date/semester.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact us at eop@sjsu.edu


 

I've applied-Now what?

  • Continually check your CalState Apply account to keep track of your recommendation forms.
  • EOP Acceptance decisions will be sent out in late March/early April.
  • Stop by EOP on Admitted Spartan Day in April.
  • Make sure to follow all the necessary steps required by university admissions.
  • Accepted students in EOP are required to attend First Contact

 

Note: The EOP First Contact program is mandatory and does NOT take the place of university Orientation. More information will be sent out at the time of your acceptance to EOP.