How to Apply to EOP

Step 1 - Apply to CSU, Chico and EOP through Cal State Apply

  • Fill out the Cal State Apply application.
  • In the Personal Information quadrant, click on “Educational
    Opportunity Program,” which takes you to the EOP application.
  • In the Supporting Information quadrant, click on “EOP Recommendations.” You need to create two EOP Recommendation Requests that you will send to two different recommenders.
  • When you have completed your Cal State Apply application—along with the EOP portion—submit it.
  • If you are eligible for an application fee waiver, you can submit applications to up to four colleges at no cost to you. If you are not eligible for an application fee waiver, the cost is $55 for each
    college you apply to.

Step 2 - File for financial aid

  • You are required to file for Financial Aid before the March 2nd deadline.

Step 3 - Submit additional documentation

  • First-time freshman applicants are required to submit an unofficial high school transcript and two recommendation forms by the
    January 31st deadline.
  • Upper-division transfer applicants are required to submit two recommendation forms by the January 31st deadline.

   EOP Admissions Dates

   Applying to EOP for Fall 2018
   Freshman and transfer students

  • Apply to CSU, Chico and EOP:
    Opens Oct 1 and closes Nov 30, 2017

  • Apply for financial aid:
    Opens Oct 1, 2017

  • Submit additional documentation:
    Two Recommendation Forms are
    due Jan 31, 2018; freshmen must also submit unofficial transcripts by Jan 31, 2018

  • Submit Intent to enroll:
    Due May 1, 2018