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Extended Opportunities Programs & Services

Counseling Services Division

About the EOPS Program

COVID-19 EOPS Announcement

Attention EOPS Students: To schedule an EOPS counseling appointment, please call 760-744-1150 ext. 2449 or email at When emailing, please let us know what days and times (morning or afternoon) work best for you and indicate if you would like a phone or Zoom (online) appointment as we are not offering in-person appointments at this time. If you have a phone appointment, your EOPS Counselor will call you at the start of the appointment. Please ensure that we have your correct phone number on e-services (MyPalomar). If you have a Zoom appointment, you will have received a Zoom link with instructions, sent to your Palomar College email, at the time you scheduled your appointment.  When you receive this email, be sure to note the Zoom link and appointment information, including the password, as it will be required to access your appointment at your scheduled time. Above all, we wish you safety and health during these times and know we are here to support you!



EOPS is a state-funded program designed for the orientation, recruitment and retention of California residents who are economically, socially, and educationally disadvantaged. EOPS assists students in reaching their educational goals through academic support and financial assistance.


EOPS, with sensitivity and responsiveness to emergency needs, provides a variety of innovative and traditional support services to eligible EOPS students leading to positive and measurable educational outcomes.

EOPS students are generally characterized as full time, low income, and educationally disadvantaged who possess the potential of achieving a Palomar College certificate, Associate of Arts degree, and/or four year college transfer readiness despite one or more additional challenges inherent with EOPS populations. These additional risk factors include first generation college students, re-entry students, students with disabilities, students whose first language is other than English, ethnic minorities, and/or students who have not experienced significant success in their educational history.


Palomar College EOPS identifies, recruits, supports and educates matriculating, non-traditional students who come to the college environment educationally under-prepared and who may not achieve their fullest academic potential without EOPS intervention


EOPS is located in Building AA-141 (campus map)

Phone: (760) 744-1150  ext. 2449
Fax (760) 761-3507

For general questions, email:

Fall and Spring Hours:

Monday – Thursday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00AM – 12:00 PM
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