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UC Santa Cruz (EAOP)

  • Osiris Ortiz
  • Lead College Facilitator
  • (831) 212-1503

Program Description

Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP) is the University of California's largest academic preparation program. EAOP works with students at underserved schools to prepare for postsecondary educational opportunities, complete all UC/CSU eligibility requirements, and apply for college and financial aid. EAOP partners with families, schools, and communities to make college dreams a reality and provides a variety of year-round services designed to increase the academic preparation, awareness, and motivation of high school students toward higher education and to inform parents about available education opportunities.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Parent/family services


Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing
  • ESL Students


  • Less than 25%