Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOPS) is a program that is designed to assist low-income and educationally disadvantaged students achieve their educational and career goals at the Compton Center. EOPS encourages the enrollment, retention, graduation, and transfer of students who are challenged by language, social, economic, and educational disadvantages. It provides eligible students with various services.
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.
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.
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.
The mission of the Financial Aid Office is to help all students achieve their educational objectives through the administration of federal, state, and institutional aid programs. The Financial Aid Office is also committed to providing SMC students access to an education that can enrich their lives and empower them in the global community of tomorrow.
Financial aid for PCC students is available from federal, state, local, and institutional programs in the form of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study to assist students in meeting some but not all of the cost associated with attending Pasadena City College.
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.