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Educational Opportunity Programs
Abby Lopezon 30 September 2013
Transcript of Educational Opportunity Programs
EOP Community Consultants
Phone (831) 459-1818
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Phone (831) 459-2628
Programs & Services
EOP Planning Preparation
EOP believes it is important for you to develop a one or a two year plan for both:
New incoming Freshmen
New incoming Transfer Students
Learning Support Services
What Programs Does Learning Support Services Offer?
Modified Supplemental Instruction (MSI)
Tutoring (for courses not supported with MSI)
Writing assistance both weekly and drop-in programs
Drop-in math tutoring
Small guided learning sections in Math 2 and 3
$$$ All services have no additional charge
EOP Advising Map
Academic Major Requirements
GE Advising &
Counseling and Psychological Services
Individual, confidential counseling for all students
Groups and workshops
Let’s Talk program
Crisis services (business hours and after hours)
Psychiatric assessment and medication
Case management and referrals
Peer Adviser Leaders
Maintain a supportive system in all the colleges.
Answer general questions about gen ed requirements, classes.
Assist students in exploring a major
Provide Time Management Guidance
Refer students to other campus resources
AB540 Student Services
EOP serves as a home base of support and retention services for undocumented AB540 students.
Safe, confidential one-on-one advising sensitive to the needs and experiences of undocumented AB540 students.
The Dreamer's Newsletter designed to distribute information about AB540-friendly scholarships and internships.
EOP Textbook Lending Library
Implemented in 2009
Assists students in obtaining required textbooks who due to cost, would not otherwise be able to purchase the books on their own.
Loans quarterly books, calculators, and I-clickers to students facing financial hardship after exhausting all forms of financial aid, including unsub & subsidized loans.
Must be an EOP student
Must utilize an EOP service during the quarter (i.e. meet with an EOP counselor, PAL, or Graduate Information Assistant)
Must be in financial hardship and have exhausted all forms of financial aid (including subsidized and subsidized loans)
For more information contact the Lending Library Intern via email at email@example.com or by phone (831)459-2296
EOP Pre-Graduate Programs
EOP Pre-Graduate program is designed to promote graduate and professional school interests and preparations.
What we offer...
1-on-1 peer mentoring
Connections to other campus resources
Workshops (exams, applications, letters of recommendation, etc.)
Exploring and navigating graduate school
Trips to graduate schools and events
Monthly e-newsletters to keep you updated on graduate school events, internships, scholarships, and deadlines
to Research Program
Self pace program targeting sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the social sciences and humanities who are interested in getting involved with research and pursuing a graduate degree
Meet with a Graduate Mentor in your area of study bi-weekly
Apply in the Fall quarter!!
GIP Fall Workshops
General graduate school application overview
How to write a great Statement of Purpose
How to ask for a Letter of Recommendation
How to write a personal statement
How to finance your grad/professional school
How to apply to law school; preparing a timeline
Required Exams – GRE, LSAT, MCAT, etc.
Pre-med school timeline and requirements
Physician Assistant (PA)Program- Stanford
UC-prime program – UCSF & UCB
And many more….
Northern California Forum for Diversity
in Graduate Education
Saturday October 26, 2013
Saint Mary’s College
Transportation is provided
Register online or at the EOP Office
EOP Study Time & Time Management
EOP STUDY FORMULA:
A minimum of 2 hours per class unit.
To achieve an A or a 4.0 GPA at a research institute most professors expect you to study anywhere from 47 to 59 hours per week
on average. The normal study ratio is 3:1 (3 hours of study time per (1) class unit)
17 units x 3 hours study (per 1) unit = 51 hours of study + 2 = 53 hours of study per week = A
17 units x 2 hours (per 1) unit = 34 hours of study + 2 = 36 hours of study per week = B
EOP STANDARDS = B or BETTER
How is Learning Support Services going to assist you to achieve?
Work with other students
Work with content
Communicate what you know
-Specific challenging classes
each class has 3-6 interactive groups per week, announcements made in class
-Attend as many as you would like, weekly attendance is most beneficial.
-Sessions focus on homework, class topic, and questions
Data shows that students who use MSI pass classes at higher rates.
* If EOP students attend regularly they are more likely to earn the grades need to qualify for the major.
-Small Group (up to 5 students)
-Up to 2 hours per week per subject
-Meet weekly with the tutor for an hour
-Fall Quarter On-Line Sign-ups start October 8th at 10am
-Can sign up until November 22th at 5pm
If your class has MSI, you must go to MSI in order to also be eligible for tutoring
-Writing 20 (winter) and 21 (spring) Individual tutoring
-Writing 2 weekly individual tutoring via (OTSS)
-Writing Across the Disciplines: Weekly and drop-in tutoring
To be a tutor or MSI Learning Assistant
-Good academic standing
-B or better in the course
-Cumm UCSC GPA 2.7
-Get a recommendation from a professor
Current rates are:
$13.49 for individual tutoring
$18.15 for group tutoring
Call us at (831) 459 – 4333
Visit our website: http://www2.ucsc.edu/lss/
Academic Excellence Program
ACE is a academic success program dedicated to increasing the diversity of students pursuing bachelors’ degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
ACE provides a community
for students studying science
and math who strive for and
commit to academic excellence.
Lilly Pinedo- Gangai
EOP Academic Counselor
EOP STEM/Academic Counselor
Graduate Information Programs
Kresge, Porter, Crown,
EOP Academic Counselor
Oakes, Cowell, Stevenson
Bridge assists a select group
of EOP students to make a smooth transition from high school to college and continues to provide academic support throughout their first year.
EOP Lead Academic Counselor
EOP is an ACADEMIC SUPPORT program designed to promote:
- Student ACADEMIC SUCCESS and ACHIEVEMENT
- Student RETENTION and GRADUATION
- Student LEADERSHIP
- Student INTEREST in and PREPARATION for graduate and/or professional
540% Slug Caucus - Peer Support.
Peer Mentoring through EOP Interns.
Assistance in applying to scholarships
Cash-flow planning for tuition payments and scholarships.
Assistance in securing professional internships and undergraduate research opportunities.
Are you interested in getting involved in research
and pursuing a graduate degree?
GIP Workshops & Events
GIP Fall Workshops and Events
Academic Excellence is Required
Some Majors have GPA requirements
ECON: GPA 2.8 (above a B-) in ECON 1 and 2
PSYC : GPA 2.7 (B-) in Psych 1 and Psych 2 (or AMS 5,7)
SOCY: GPA 3.0 in Socy 1,10, 15 ( in two of the courses)
Education Abroad (often GPA 3.0)
Graduate and professional school
Collaborative discussion sections complement selected science and math course lectures.
Team learning is facilitated by professional instructors and student co-leaders and peer mentors.
Who's in ACE?
We encourage students who typically do not pursue math/science intensive
careers to participate in ACE and 87% of ACE students are nontraditional students.
Students may be:
• 1st generation
in STEM careers
How Does ACE Work?
EOP Academic Counselor Intern
Meet the EOP Full Time Staff!
The EOP Mission
Math 2/3 ProgramGoal is a B or Better
Academic coaches will be recommended
based on early assessment results
Twice a week sections, recommendations
based previously demonstrated math ability
What services do you plan to use this Fall?
MSI: Listen for in Class Announcements
Tutoring: Opens Oct 8th
Drop-in Writing Tutoring: M-Th 3-6 ARC
Drop-in Math Tutoring: T-Th 4-8 McHenry
Math 2 Academic Coach: E-mail
Twice a week Math 3 Section: E-mail