Services provided by EOPS include registration assistance, EOPS specific mandatory orientations, academic counseling, book services, tutoring and transfer information. The CARE program is an extension of EOPS for single parents/heads of household receiving CalWORKS/TANF, who have at least one child under the age of 14. The services provided are: transportation passes/parking permits, books, supplies and meal tickets.
The Career Technical Education (CTE) program provides competency-based and academically integrated career training in 15 industry sectors. CTE courses prepare students for entry-level employment, career advancement, and industry certification.
The purpose of student financial aid is to provide financial assistance to students who, without such aid, would be unable to attend college. Although it is expected that students and parents will make a maximum effort to meet the cost of education, financial aid is available to fill the gap between family resources and the annual educational expenses. Financial aid is intended to supplement the family’s existing income/financial resources and should not be depended upon as the sole means of income to support other non-educational expenses. Financial aid is available from various sources
USC administers one of the largest financial aid programs in the United States, with a long tradition of meeting the USC-determined financial need of applicants who meet all eligibility requirements and deadlines. Two-thirds of USC undergraduates receive some form of financial aid, including merit scholarships, need-based grants, Federal Work-Study and loans.
Financial Aid is monies made available by federal and state governments and private sources in the form of grants, loans, fee waivers, scholarships, and part-time employment. These monies are available to make it possible for students to continue their education beyond high school, even if they and their family cannot meet the full costs of the postsecondary school they choose to attend. The basis for such assistance is the belief that students (and their parents) have the primary responsibility for meeting their educational costs.
We are committed to providing quality service, guidance and resources to students in the pursuit of their educational goals. We are also committed to providing accurate information about the financial aid process, and supporting the overall campus mission. Based on your calculated financial need, you will be considered for grants, loans, and student employment. The federal programs are Federal Pell Grant, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Perkins Loan, and Federal Direct Loan.
The Financial Aid and Scholarship Office is partnered with the California Community College Chancellor's Office Foster Youth Success Initiative to provide assistance to our foster youth students. The goals of this initiative are to improve: Access to student services and resources; Access to academic support; Retention; Academic performance; Completion of units; Completion of programs and degree; and Transfer rates to baccalaureate.
Financial aid is made available by federal and state governments and private sources in the form of grants, scholarships, employment, and loans. This assistance makes it possible for students to continue their education beyond high school, even if they and/or their family cannot meet the full cost of the college they choose to attend.