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1 Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS) Spring 2014 Information Session A large group meeting held each semester required for new and continuing EOPS students, outlining the services, expectations, and benefits of participating in EOPS Revised 1/09/13

2 Forms

3 Forms you’ll need 1. EOPS SP14 Network Services & Dates 2. My Academic Network Strategy 3. EOPS Policies & Procedures 4. EOPS Mutual Responsibility Contract (MRC)

4 Objectives

5 What we’ll do today 1. Create academic network strategies 2. Establish academic networks 3. Define program & student expectations 4. Increase network resources

6 Academic Network Strategy

7 “We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” ~Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Nobel Prize Laureate, Human Rights Activist

8 Invalid success formula Student Goal + Classroom Instructor = Student Success

9 Valid success formula Student Goal + Academic Network Participation = Student Success

10 Some academic network categories 1. Immediate family 2. Extended family 3. Long-time friends 4. Employers 5. Religious Organization 6. Public Organizations 7. LMC staff 8. LMC CORE 9. LMC Bookstore 10. LMC Automotive Tech 11. LMC Child Study Center 12. Career Mentor 13.LMC Instructor 14.LMS SG 15. Financial Aid 16. Admissions& Records 17. LMC Administrator 18. Cafeteria 19. LMC Library 20.LMC Employment Ctr 21. LMC Scholarship Ofc 22. LMC Transfer Ctr

11 ________ key relationships ____________________ current date My Academic Network Strategy Worksheet _______________ AA/AS/Transfer/Certificate _____________________________________ target date ___________ inward qualities _______________ challenges facing _______________ core values _______________ LMC faculty _______________ Study-buddy ________________________ LMC student service program ___________________ student activity __________________ peer _______________________ work/business ________________________ religious/civic organization _______________ LMC faculty _______________ career goal _____________________________________ target date _______________ kick-it buddy _______________ state/local institutions _______________ family NAME: ____________________________________ ID#:__________________ insite.4cd.edu DATE: _________________ ______________ LMC staff

12 ________ key relationships ____________________ current date My Academic Network Strategy _______________ AA/AS/Transfer/Certificate _____________________________________ target date ___________ inward qualities _______________ challenges facing _______________ core values _______________ LMC faculty _______________ Study-buddy ________________________ LMC student service program ___________________ student activity __________________ peer _______________________ work/business ________________________ religious/civic organization _______________ LMC faculty _______________ career goal _____________________________________ target date _______________ kick-it buddy _______________ state/local institutions _______________ family NAME: ____________________________________ ID#:__________________ insite.4cd.edu DATE: _________________ student spouse caretaker 8/14/13 sound engr tech 5/30/15 AA- recording arts 5/30/13 S- singing H- entertaining A- poetry writing P- outgoing E- Beyonce’ lunch housing family pressure mental health hope trust courage self-honesty A&R- transcript evaluation Larry K- math 30 St Paul’s UMC- scholarship Maria- co-Raider’s fan Ernest- flexible schedule Larry K- math 30 Joseph- dad- car Marsha-CalWORKs ______________ LMC student service program EOPS- priority reg Rust- math/ACE Caldwell- English student government Leslie Thompson lthompson567 8/14/130

13 EOPS is a state-funded student service program that promotes academic excellence among students from low-income, underrepresented backgrounds in higher education. EOPS promotes excellence by offering services that are above, beyond, and in addition to services available to all LMC students. What’s EOPS?

14  ENROLLMENT  RETENTION  PERSISTENCE  SUCCCESS The EOPS Mission

15 The EOPS Vision EOPS students and staff are passionate change- agents who thrive as they create and nurture intentional, academic partnerships- partnerships that inspire people to choose trust over fear, equity over injustice, responsibility over victimhood, hope over apathy, self-honesty over competition, and link personal success to the success of the greater good.

16 EOPS counseling goals & values Goal To guide students as they navigate through the system of higher education through self- awareness, self-determination, and self- reliance. Values Partnership Initiative/ownership Authenticity Comprehensiveness

17 Counseling purposes and timeline Limited Services/Appeal New Students P.O.W.E.R Workshop 1/6/2014 – 1/7/ st Contact – Ed-Plan Update 1/13/2014 – 2/28/ st Contact – NAVI Workshop 12/17/2013 – 1/8/2014 Progress Report Due 1:00pm Progress Report Due 1:00pm 2 nd Contact – Peer-to-Peer contact 3/3/2014 – 4/4/ nd Contact – Ed-Planning 1/13/2014 – 2/28/ rd Contact – Pre-registration Advising 3/24/2014 – 5/7/ rd Contact – Pre-registration Advising 3/24/2014 – 5/7/2014

18 Program linked to EOPS What ‘s CARE? A student support program offering additional student support services to eligible EOPS students. Who’s Eligible? A current EOPS student who is: a) single-head of household, b) parent/guardian of child 14 or younger in home, c) whose child or is personally receiving TANF/ CalWORKs (cash-aid) What Services Are Offered? Childcare, educational grant($), monthly meal tickets, automotive repair services, life-development workshops When Do I Apply? NOW– see Robin Harrison

19 EOPS Spring 2014 Network Service & Program Dates OPTIONAL SERVICES: Students may opt not to participate in the services listed below with no change in their program status. DescriptionStart DateEnd Date School Supply Pick-Up (between 3:00pm- 6:00pm, except Fri) 01/15/201401/17/2014 Book Voucher01/09/201401/27/2014 Calculator Loans01/15/201405/21/2014 Assistance01/21/201405/21/2014 FAFSA Application Assistance01/21/201405/21/2014 Miscellaneous Supplies (Scan-Trons, blue books) 01/15/201405/21/2014 Parking Permit (between 3:00pm-6:00pm, except Fri) 01/15/201401/21/2014 Recommendations01/21/201405/21/2014 Textbook Loans01/15/201405/21/2014 UC/CSU Fee Waivers01/13/201405/21/2014

20 Policies & Procedures

21 The following policies govern the processes by which EOPS will deliver particular services and requirements that students are to meet in order to receive them.

22 Appealing for readmission Policy Students dismissed from EOPS due to back-to-back semesters of non-compliance may submit a written request for readmission. (No second appeals accepted. No appeals for status downgrades permitted.) Procedure  Meet EOPS staff to review appeals process  Complete 6 units with term GPA of 2.0 or better semester before appealing  Submit written appeal with supporting documents  Submit EOPS application

23 Book vouchers Policy 1.For use at LMC Bookstore 2.For one-time use only 3.Expires 14 days after disbursed 4.Good only for textbook purchases or loans 5.Lost vouchers only replaced with police report Procedure Present ID and schedule at LMC Bookstore Present ID and schedule at LMC Bookstore Return to bookstore for books out of stock when purchasing– bookstore re-opens voucher Return to bookstore for books out of stock when purchasing– bookstore re-opens voucher Book purchased are student’s property

24 CalWORKs Policy 1.County supplies book vouchers 2.County supplies parking permits 3.County provides course supplies Procedure Students who experience complications securing services from Contra Costa County must document attempts to secure services.

25 Counseling expectations Policy 1.No children allowed 2.Students that no-show, cancel, and/or reschedule appointments will not be guaranteed make-up appointment 3.No drop-ins 4.After 10 minutes, no admittance Procedure Schedule all appointments in the EOPS office by phone or in person Retain record of appointments– no reminder calls

26 Counseling expectations, cont’d 1.All three (3) required counseling contacts to be completed with an EOPS counselor or EOPS designated staff Exception: Students permitted to meet with non-EOPS counselor to complete 2 of the 3 meetings as specified in the Program Timeline (i.e., cover topics by required dates) Procedure Meet during the dates and cover the topics stated on the Program Timeline Provide EOPS Office proof of each meeting by EOPS Counseling Timeline meeting deadline

27 Eligibility limits 1) 70 degree-applicable units 2) 6- consecutive semesters (summers excluded) 3) Dishonor MRC 2 consecutive semesters 4) Voluntarily withdraw from EOPS

28 requirement Policy Students are to establish, maintain, consult their insite.4cd.edu account weekly Serves as the contact point for EOPS official communication EOPS no longer corresponds via US Mail

29 Enrolling at multiple campuses Policy 1.Majority of units must be taken at LMC 2.If enrolled in an even number of courses, LMC must be designated as financial “home” Procedure Designate LMC as financial “home” Receive services at LMC EOPS

30 Full-time waiver request Policy At sole discretion of the EOPS director, a limited number of students may be approved to enroll and complete less than a full-time course load. Procedure  Submit waiver request to director with supporting documents by required deadline

31 Academic Progress Report (APR) Policy 1.Student must meet with instructors during office hours to obtain instructor feedback for, at least, fifty (50%) of enrolled classes. Must obtain feedback from ALL instructors. 2.Must show comments– letter/% grade optional. Procedure Download APR at EOPS website (forms tab) Make appointment with instructor Submit to EOPS Office by February 28, 2014, 1:00pm

32 Networking with instructors  Note office hours in syllabus  Introduce yourself when semester begins  Call/ appointment request for APR  Ask course-related questions at meeting  Express appreciation to instructor  Thank instructor for meeting

33 Nine (9) unit waiver Policy  Continuing students successfully completing (2.0 or better) 12 units may take units in following semester  <12 unit semesters cannot be back-to-back  < 12 unit semester limit – 2 semesters life-time tenure in program Procedure/Example  SP’14– completes 12 units w/ 2.0 GPA, FA ’14 completed 10 units with 2.o or better term GPA  Submits no waiver for FA ‘14  Meets counselor in FA ‘14 to revise Ed Plan Waiver approval required for all other students Note: financial aid status may be impacted as a result of non-full-time enrollment

34 Non-satisfactory academic progress Policy Students earning Ds or Fs at APR deadline must meet with EOPS counselor or staff no later than two weeks after the APR deadline to devise a strategic plan Procedure  Develop strategic plan  Makes follow-up meeting with counselor/staff, at least, 2 days before semester drop deadline

35 Time/Unit limit waiver Policy Full-service students with high unit CCCCO approved “high unit majors” may petition to extend eligibility for EOPS services up to 2 semesters beyond 70 degree- applicable unit/6 semester limit.Procedure  Meet counselor to determine program eligibility  Before start of each semester, submit waiver to EOPS director for approval

36 Transferring to another EOPS Policy EOPS supports student transfers to another EOPS program but cannot guarantee admission. Procedure  Request LMC EOPS to send EOPS Transfer Request to selected EOPS program  EOPS sends record of student’s program history, transcript, and current status to selected program

37 Parking Permits Policy Limited-service and appeal students are ineligible for this service. Limited-service and appeal students are ineligible for this service. Issued only one (1) permit per EOPS student Issued only one (1) permit per EOPS student Must request permit during today’s Informational Session Must request permit during today’s Informational Session

38 Mutual Responsibility Contract

39 Establishing Your MRC enter information appearing underlined on MRC form 1. Enroll 12 units every semester, i.e., fall/spring 12 units, summer 6 units  Multiple campus enrollment must have majority units at LMC  DSPS students with less than 12 units must submit DSPS waiver to eligible for services before signing contract  EOPS students with less than 12 units must submit EOPS waiver to eligible for services before signing contract

40 Establishing Your MRC enter information appearing underlined on MRC form 2. Complete 12 units each semester earning a term Grade Point Average (GPA) of, at least, 2.0  EOPS or DSPS waiver required for less than 12 units  Waiver must be submitted before services can be received

41 Establishing Your MRC enter information appearing underlined on MRC form 3. Schedule and meet with EOPS counselor/staff 3 times each semester as outlined in Spring 2014 Network Service & Program Dates  All 3 meetings with EOPS counselor (see Policies)

42 Establishing Your MRC enter information appearing underlined on MRC form 4. Submit APR by 1:00pm, 02/28/14  For on-line classes-- attach to APR from instructor with comments on your: a) participation, b) grade, c) attendance, and d) understanding of course material  Write “late start” for classes starting after 02/28/14  Meet instructors during office hours

43 Establishing Your MRC enter information appearing underlined on MRC form 5. Use EOPS priority registration to register for your next semester classes  Use WebAdvisor/Insite Portal  Check WebAdvisor/Insite Portal for your personal registration appointment date and time

44 Establishing Your MRC enter information appearing underlined on MRC form 6. Notify Admissions & Records and EOPS after changing contact information AAddress, phone numbers, name, etc. Let’s work together on making this phrase-- “I didn’t receive that ”, not happen.

45 7. Establish, maintain, and regularly check personal for EOPS official  Activate Los Medanos through Insite portal– Insite.4cd.edu

46 Establishing Your MRC enter information appearing underlined on MRC form 8. Student must meet with instructors during office hours to obtain instructor feedback for, at least, fifty (50%) of enrolled classes. (Ex. If student has 4 classes, student must meet with 2 instructors during office hours. Student will need ALL 4 signatures)

47 Other Matters

48 File a FAFSA

49 Beta Ed Plans  SB1456  Starting fall 2013

50 Peer Mentoring  Starting spring 2014  Second “counseling” contact for Full service and Limited/Appeal EOPS students only

51 EOPS Student Advocate A group of EOPS students selected by application to assist EOPS in areas of: 1) Program policy 2) Strategic planning 3) Developing program initiatives 4) Community leadership

52 Book vouchers Expires 14 days from today New students- $250 Continuing Full-Service- $350 Continuing Limited-Service- $0 Appeal-$0

53 Scheduling counseling appointments 1-Start scheduling 8:30am 2-Call or visit EOPS Office

54 Staff Contacts Robin Harrison CARE Coordinator (925) x3114 George Mills EOPS Retention Specialist (925) x3117 Lisa Gregory Administrative Secretary (925) x3138 Yasmine Flaggs EOPS Assistant (925) x3330 Catherine Fonseca CalWORKs Coordinator (925) x3154 Laura Subia EOPS Counselor (925) x3351 Jeffrey Benford Dean of Counseling & Student Services (925) x3316

55 1-Request permit today upon check-out 2-Apply on-line in EOPS office between the hours of (bring make/model of vehicle and license plate) 3:00pm-6:00pm Mon-Thurs (deadline is 01/21/14) 3-Take receipt to cashier 4-Obtain temporary permit 5-Receive SP14 permit in mail within 5-7 business days 5-Step parking permit process Must complete process 01/15-01/21/14

56 PARKING PERMIT REQUESTS AND SUPPLY HANDOUTS MUST request parking permit today (No exceptions) Student supply pickup: 1/15/14-1/17/14 3:00pm-6:00pm (except Friday when it’s 3:00-4:00pm)


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