Boost your chance for success! Join a support program at Gavilan College.
We have a wide range of programs to support our diverse student population. Students may qualify for one or more programs at Gavilan College, each one unique in their services, but similar in that your success is our main goal.
List of Support Programs
Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) is a California state-funded student support services program for students facing social, economic, and educational challenges.
If you qualify for EOPS at Gavilan College, we can provide you with a range of services and benefits, from counseling and educational planning to priority registration, university field trips, and book vouchers.
Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) is a unique educational program which helps single parents receiving cash aid assistance receive the support and advisement necessary to explore their interests and move forward.
NextUp is a support program for current and former Foster Youth. To be eligible, students must under age 26 and in foster care at or after their 13th birthday.
The CalWORKs Program is designed to serve students who are receiving or eligible to receive cash-aid (TANF) from your local county social services agency. You must have at least one minor dependant (under 18) on your case, and must be attending Gavilan College and enrolled in credit, non-credit, or selected Community Education courses.
The Fresh Success program is a voluntary employment and training program serving students living in Santa Clara or San Benito County, and are receiving or eligible to receive CalFresh (SNAP) benefits.
A voluntary program for students who have been system impacted or formerly incarcerated in a juvenile or adult facility with access to counseling, book credit, school supplies, transportation assistance, and more.
Provides services, accommodations and education assistance courses for students with verified disabilities as they work toward their educational or vocational goals.
A state-funded learning community that supports first-generation and economically disadvantaged students in the calculus based STEM Transfer Pipeline with tutoring, workshops, counseling, professional development, STEM competitions and conferences and more.
Open to all students, Puente is a transfer-prep learning community where a cohort of students take courses together and receive counseling and mentoring support.
Offers services (grants, book credit, and gas cards) for the undocumented student population, which includes individuals without legal status, those with work authorization (DACA) and students eligible for AB 540, AB 130 and AB 131.
Offers counseling, VA (Veteran Affairs) benefits and certification guidance, and an open lab.