FAQs

Fall 2014 EOPS Newsletter - Coming Soon

1. How do I apply for EOPS?

All EOPS pplicants must apply online. - Currently we are Closed for Spring 2014 please sign up for the Waitlist to be notified when the program will open for applications.

2. Do I have to complete both the Fullerton College Online Orientation & EOPS Orientation?

    • YES - All New and Returning (not enrolled in a course for 1 or more semesters) must complete the Fullerton College Orientation

      • Online orientation:
        • After you have received your college ID # - this will be an @ followed by eight digits, e.g. @12345678  please log into your MyGateway account, click on the Student tab near the top of the page, and click on the Online Orientation link near the center of the page.  In order to complete the online orientation, you must receive a minimum score  on the quiz, specific instruction will be provided within the online orientation presentation.
        • All students seeking Priority Registration must complete this requirement, even if planning to take only one course.
      • EOPS Orientation is a state program requirements for all new, returning, or transfer students. If students fail to meet this attend this could jeopardize your eligibility.

3. Do I have to retake the Assessment test?


Assessment testing:
    • To schedule an appointment to take your assessment test, please go to the Assessment Center website at: http://assessment.fullcoll.edu

       
      Allstudents seeking Priority Registration must complete this requirement, even if planning to take only one course.  Alternative means of meeting this requirement are listed below.

      PREVIOUS COLLEGE /UNIVERSITY COURSEWORK OR ASSESSMENT TESTING:
    • You may be exempt from the assessment testing requirement (for Priority Registration purposes only) if:
  • You completed Math AND English/Composition at another college or university and received a grade of C or higher, or
  • Have taken an assessment test at another California Community College within the last 2 years.
  • If either of the above applies to you, please submit an Alternative Assessment Petition with a copy of your supporting documentation (e.g. college/university transcripts or assessment testing score report) by the Priority Registration deadline.  This form and instructions are available for download at the link provided below.  Please keep in mind that the remaining Priority Registration requirements (online orientation, SEPP) must still be completed by the Priority Registration deadline.
    • OTHER TESTING (EAP, AP, IB) COMPLETED:
      • You may be exempt from the assessment testing requirement (for Priority Registration purposes only) if:                                  
        • You have received a score of 3 or higher on the Advanced Placement Math exam AND the Advanced Placement English exam, or
        • You took the EAP Math AND English exams and received a status of Ready for college level mathematics AND Ready for college level English statuses. If you received a Conditional status on the EAP, please go tohttp://counseling.fullcoll.edu/eap.htmlfor additional instructions.
        If either of the above apply to you, please submit an Alternative Assessment Petition with a copy of your supporting documentation (e.g. AP score report or EAP score report) by the Priority Registration deadline.  This form and instructions are available for download at by clicking this link.  Please keep in mind that the remaining Priority Registration requirements (online orientation, SEPP) must still be completed by the Priority Registration deadline.

4.  How do I apply for the Board of Governor Fee Waiver (BOGG)?

  • The Board of Governor Fee Waiver (BOGFW) is a state-wide program, exclusive to community colleges. Applicants must be California residents. 

    The BOGFW offers the following benefits: 
    Waives Tuition Fee 
    Waives a Portion of the Parking Permit Fee 

    The application process for a Fee Waiver begins in the fall. If the student applies in the fall, the fee waiver will apply for the fall, spring and summer. The application process is simple and no minimum number of units required. Applications are available on the Fullerton College website click on MyGateway and click on WebStar. 

    The following outlines the three qualification methods: 

    METHOD A: (EOPS Eligible)
    1) Receiving monthly cash assistance
    2) Dependent student whose parents are receiving TANF/CalWORKs or SSI/SSP as sole source of income
    3) Eligible dependent of a United States Veteran
    4) Recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, child of a recipient, or a dependent of a victim of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack
    5) Dependent of a deceased law enforcement/fire suppression personnel killed in the line of duty

    METHOD B: (EOPS Eligible)
    Household income 

    METHOD C: (Not EOPS Eligible - Over Income)
    Unmet need, through the completion of a FAFSA application. 

    TIP: You must re-apply each academic year.

 

 

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