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EOP is seeking juniors, seniors, and graduate students to tutor EOP students in math, writing, and a wide variety of courses, as well as in study skills such as time management and note-taking. To be considered, you must have an overall GPA of 3.0 or above, and a grade of at least ‘B’ in any course or skill you wish to tutor. If you’d like to help your fellow students, please fill out and return the linked application, and provide an unofficial transcript from SDSU and any other relevant institution.

EOP and Federal Work Study students are encouraged to apply.


LSC Tutor Job Description

LSC Tutor Job Application (Download)



Prospective Students

  • Fall 2017 Prospective Students Applying to SDSU for Fall 2017? Are you low income and first generation to go to college?

    1. Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) application will open on CSUMentor beginning October 1, 2016 for the Fall 2017 academic year.
    2. You MUST be admitted to SDSU in order to be admitted to EOP!!!
    3. The SDSU EOP Application deadline for Fall 2017 was January 16, 2017.
    4. DEADLINES for the EOP program at other CSU campuses are available on the CSU Mentor website. applicants are responsible for submitting their EOP application and checking their status at each campus of interest.
    5. The EOP application consists of three parts; a biographical statement, two letters of recommendation and proof of family income- click here for how to apply.
    6. Click here to see if you meet EOP Income Guidelines.
    7. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure their application is complete. To check the status of an application, call the EOP Office at (619) 594-6298 Monday- Friday after 2:00 pm, and before 4:30 pm. Have your RED ID number available.
    8. Per our CSU guidelines, you are no longer eligible to join EOP once you have begun attending a CSU. You cannot apply next fall term. This is a one-time opportunity!
    9. Applying to other CSU's? do not forget to apply for EOP as well. Deadlines will vary please visit the CSU Mentor status page to check (enter EOP and term: fall 2016).
    10. Click here for information on how to send application documents.

    Need help filing your Financial Aid (FAFSA OR CA Dream act)? Check out the Cash For College Workshop provided by CAL SOAP programs. San Diego and Imperial county students check out the CAL Soap Events website

    * Other CA CAL SOAP programs can be searched for on CA Student Aid Commission

** If you recently submitted your application, Recommendation form(s) and/or taxes, please allow 10 business days to process. Call Mon- Fri after 2pm to request a “status check” and have your SDSU RED ID handy.


Current & Incoming SDSU EOP Students


Undocumented/AB 540 Students

  • Fall 2017 new students are now eligible for EOP!

    What is an AB 540 student? An undocumented student who meets certain criteria and able to pay in-state tuition.

    Quick Tips for AB 540 students filling out a college application:

    1. Fill out all information correctly, including questions pertaining to you or your parents’ residency. If you do not answer accurately you may be classified as a foreign student and subject to nonresident tuition fees!
    2. If you do qualify for AB 540 status, please self-identify as such for SDSU admissions and EOP.
    3. Follow up on all requests and/or forms from your campus regarding residency questionnaires. If you have concerns or questions call the Admission office and ask for residency personnel that can help you. Everything stays confidential!
    4. Adhere to deadlines! This is VERY important as you may miss out on important information or opportunities.
    5. Fill out CA DREAM ACT–NOT the FAFSA. Even if you have been provided with a Social Security number via DACA; this is for work purposes only. You must use the same name as listed on CSU Mentor for CA DREAM Act to ensure proper matching. Filing the incorrect form will DELAY your financial aid award.

    The AB 540 web page has been updated with valuable information. Please visit the AB540 page for scholarships and other useful resources.


Guardian Scholars

  • Are you a potential Guardian Scholar?

    The SDSU Guardian Scholars Program is committed to helping students exiting the foster care system, are wards of the court, under legal guardianship or unaccompanied homeless youth.

    Quick Tips for GS students filling out a college application:

    1. Complete your CSU Mentor application: Mark “YES” when asked if you are interested in applying to EOP on section 11 of the CSU Mentor online application.
    2. On the EOP application mark “YES” to question 28, section (f) which asks if you are or were a former foster youth.
    3. EOP will e-mail you the SDSU Guardian Scholar Application.
    4. Adhere to deadlines! This is VERY important as you may miss out on important information or opportunities.

    The GS webpage has been updated with valuable information. Please click here for information and other useful resources.