The EOPS / CARE / NextUP office at De Anza College supports students who are economically and educationally disadvantaged – including students who are single parents or foster youths – so they can achieve their academic goals.

New Applications for Fall 2024

We will be accepting new applications for the 2024 Fall Quarter from June 17 - August 30. 

Learn How to Apply

Joel Rodriguez, 2018 gradIn addition to providing counseling, resources and other types of assistance, we are here to advocate for your success!

You'll find more information about our programs on this website, or feel free to contact us with any questions.

Summer 2024 Office Schedule

EOPS – Extended Opportunity Programs and Services – for disadvantaged students

EOPS provides services such as counseling, priority registration, transfer support and in some cases financial grants to eligible students who are educationally or economically disadvantaged.

CARE – Cooperative Agencies Resource for Education – for single parents

CARE provides additional services for eligible EOPS students who are single parents and receive public assistance.

NextUP and Guardian Scholars – for foster youth

These two programs are designed specifically to support eligible students who are current or former foster youth.

Latest Updates

  • If you have questions regarding book funds or equipment loans, please contact Jared Camacho at camachojared@deanza.edu
  • All general questions and appointment requests should be directed to our front desk at eops@deanza.edu or 408-864-8950.
  • Counseling and academic advising is available in person or online.

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.


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Contact Us


Ammalinh Chan
EOPS Supervisor


Melinda Hughes
Faculty Assistant Director


Office Location

Campus Center, Lower Level Room 140
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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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