Welcome to E.O.P.S. and C.A.R.E.


EOPS Graduates


Mission Statement

EOPS is a community college program that provides "over and above" academic, personal and financial support to qualified community college students whose educational and socioeconomic backgrounds might prevent them from successfully attending college. Services provided are specifically designed for educationally and financially disadvantaged students and their specific needs with the ultimate goal being completion of a certificate program, an associate degree and/or transfer to a four-year university.

What is E.O.P.S. ?

The mission of EOPS is to assist students challenged by language, economic, and educational disadvantages. The program provides services to facilitate the successful completion of their academic goals.

E.O.P.S. Services: 

  • Book Service
  • Counseling
  • University Transfer Assistance/Information
  • Orientation
  • Priority Registration
  • Transferring Assistance
  • Cap and Gown Service
  • Peer Advisor Positions
  • Referrals / Recommendations 


What is C.A.R.E.?

C.A.R.E. is an educational support program for single parents that are active in E.O.P.S., receiving cash aid, have a child under the age of 14, and are head of household.

C.A.R.E. services:

  • Book and/or Supply Vouchers
  • Parking Voucher
  • Food and/or Gas Card
  • Transportation Grant
  • Referrals from the campus and community


For more information or questions concerning E.O.P.S. or C.A.R.E. contact:

  • E.O.P.S. Office | Phone: (760) 245-4271 ext. 2422

                                       Email: eops@vvc.edu


  • Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


SUMMER HOURS (Closed Fridays during Summer Session)

  • Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Location: One Stop, Building 23