Getting through college should be easy, but things happen. Sometimes, you need a little more help than usual, and that’s where CMC comes in.

Welcome to EOPS

Whether you are planning to transfer, working towards an associate degree, certificate, or just picking up some valuable work skills, the Copper Mountain College EOPS program is here to support you in achieving your educational goals.

What Is EOPS?

EOPS is a state-funded program serving academically and financially disadvantaged students with counseling and other support services to ensure the completion of educational goals. Student success is our number one priority, and the EOPS Program assists eligible students to reach their goals through academic, personal, and transfer counseling, a book service program to assist with textbooks, and other support services.

How Do I Qualify?

The qualifications for the CMC EOPS program are:

What Services Does EOPS Offer?

Application Period

How Do I Apply?

You can apply through your MY CMC Portal, at the EOPS counter, or click the application link below print, complete, and bring it to the EOPS counter.

How Do I Know I’m Accepted?

Your application will not be processed until we have received all the required documents. Once your completed application is received and has been processed, you will receive an email from EOPS notifying you of your acceptance or denial.

What Other Programs Are Within EOPS?

The Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) program provides services to students who are single heads of household with a dependent(s) who is under the age of 18 years old. The CARE program works in conjunction with EOPS to provide support to CalWORKs students.

Contact EOPS

The Office of EOPS
Copper Mountain College
6162 Rotary Way
P.O. Box 1398
Joshua Tree, CA 92252

760.366.3791, ext. 4247 or 760.366.5201
Fax: 760.366.5257

Office Location
EOPS is located in the Office of Student Services in the 300 Quad, next to Jorge’s.


Regular Hours
Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Summer Hours June to July 
Monday – Thursday 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Closed Fridays

We are closed on all legal and college holidays.