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Changing lives through continuous innovation.

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) is designed to improve student academic support of first-generation, low-income and educationally disadvantaged students. The program provides admission, academic, and financial assistance to EOP-eligible undergraduate students considered California residents or AB540 students.

Apply to EOP

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Be a part of Guardian Scholars

The Guardian Scholars Program helps former and current foster youth, unaccompanied homeless youth, and wards of the court. In conjunction with EOP, Guardian Scholars provides a safe, supportive foundation so you can thrive at SJSU—and in life.

EOP Requirements

Stay up-to-date on your current requirements to comply with EOP

EOP Workshops

Register for required EOP workshops

EOP Forms and Resources

Find everything you need to maintain your EOP status

Fishbowl Reservations

Complete the online form to reserve one of the “Fishbowl” meeting spaces (Clark Hall 100H)


Request a presentation or outreach table at SJSU or an off-campus location

Stay in Touch!

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Programs and Services

New to SJSU? Learn more about New Student Mentoring, “I Can, I Will,” academic coaching, Summer Bridge, and other programs and services to help EOP students transition to life at SJSU.

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Photo by David Schmitz

We are here for you!

The EOP/Guardian Scholars office is located on the first floor of Clark Hall. You can meet with an advisor or mentor, attend a workshop, or just hang out in the comfortable lounge area.