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Steps to Apply

The EOP&S/CARE/NextUp 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/CARE/NextUp 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 California Promise Grant at the ARC Financial Aid Office AND bring a receipt of the California Promise Grant to the EOP&S office
My test image Complete, print & submit to the EOP&S office. EOP&S/CARE spring 2019 application is no longer available!
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.