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Steps to Apply

The EOP&S/CARE accepts applications Fall and Spring semester based on available space (contingent upon funding*). Although space is limited, we encourage you to take the following steps to apply to our program:

Steps to Apply to the EOP&S Program

My test image If you are a new student, you must follow the Steps To Success  guidelines  to complete the following process: first apply to American River College by completing an ARC application for admission, college orientation
My test image Take the Assessment/Placement Test at ARC AND bring a photocopy of your scores, and must meet with an academic counselor
My test image Apply for Financial Aid (complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, FAFSA and for the Board of Governor's Fee Waiver (BOGFW) at the ARC Financial Aid Office AND bring a receipt of the BOG Fee Waiver (A or B) to the EOP&S office
My test image Complete, print & submit to the EOP&S office. EOP&S/CARE spring 2018 application; click the link to apply
My test image If you are current or returning student, submit transcripts (unofficial acceptable) from ALL colleges (including ARC)
My test image If you are accepted into EOP&S, you will receive an email from our office with instructions. You must complete a mandatory HCD 115 to become a participant of the EOP&S program--specific information will be attached to the application; also be enrolled in at least 12 units for the semester.