EOPS/CARE/CAFYES Compliance Policies

EOPS/CARE/CAYFES COMPLIANCE POLICIES

  1. THE EOPS/CARE/CAYFES Associate Dean may restrict any or all EOPS/CARE/CAYFES services if there has been a violation of the Mutual Responsibilities Contract that is signed by the student at orientation.
  1. Book Award Amounts: Students must complete all three required contacts in the current semester in order to receive the full amount of book services in the following eligible semester.
  1. Missed contacts: Students who fail to complete any contacts will not receive EOPS services in the following semester.  Students may file an EOPS appeal requesting continuation in the program.  As part of the appeal, the Associate Dean will review the student file to determine eligibility and level of service.  The Associate Dean will look at several criteria including, but not limited:
    1. Missed contacts in previous semesters
    2. GPA
    3. Units completed

The Associate Dean will determine if the student can continue in the program and what services the student will receive.  Students who are determined ineligible to participate in the next term by the Associate Dean will receive a letter and are eligible to reapply to the program after sitting out one semester.  If a student has to appeal for a second consecutive semester he/she will have to meet with the Associate Dean to discuss reinstatement in the program. If second appeal denied, student must sit out current semester plus one additional semester before re-applying to the program. When the student reapplies he/she will have to meet the entrance eligibility to the program.

  1. Progress Reports: Progress reports must be turned in by the deadline and must be complete (have signatures from all instructors). For online classes, an e-mail from the instructor or a printout of grades to date from Canvas will be accepted.  Students enrolled in late start classes are required to complete a second progress report for those classes.
  1. Misuse of Book Services: Any student caught misusing book services may immediately be dismissed form the program.  Further action may be taken by the college.  Examples of misuse of book services includes, but is not limited to:
    1. Purchasing books for someone else.
    2. Purchasing books and then requesting reimbursement for those books from other programs including the Department of Public Social Services through CalWORKS ancillary requests.
    3. Purchasing books and then selling the books to someone else.

Any fraudulent activity may warrant dismissal from the EOPS program indefinitely.

  1. High unit majors: Students that declare a high unit major (which is approved by the Chancellor’s Office) may receive EOPS services until they complete 100 degree applicable with the exception of nursing students.  Students must declare this major prior to completing 30 degree applicable units.  If the student begins the program as a high unit major and then switches to a major that is not a high unit major, their eligibility in EOPS will end once they complete 70 degree applicable units or 6 semesters in the program.
  1. Withdrawing from semester without notifying EOPS: Students who withdraw completely from their courses and do not notify EOPS will not be guaranteed services in the following semester.  They will have to apply for reinstatement and possibly be placed on a waiting list.
  1. Concurrent Enrollment Policy: A student may be concurrently enrolled at Los Angeles Trade Technical College and another college within the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) and receive EOPS services as long as:
  1. The student is enrolled in a combination of 12 units in LACCD.
  2. Los Angeles Trade Technical College is the primary school of attendance as determined by the financial aid office.
  3. The student only participates in EOPS at Los Angeles Trade Technical College

Los Angeles Trade Technical College

EOPS High Unit Majors Policy:

  • High unit majors: Students that declare a high unit major (which is approved by the Chancellor’s Office) may receive EOP&S services until they complete 100 or 6 consecutive semesters (whichever comes last). Students must declare this major prior to completing 30 degree applicable units. If the student begins the program as a high unit major and then switches to a major that is not a high unit major, their eligibility in EOP&S will end once they complete 70 degree applicable units or 6 semesters in the program.
  • The high unit major certificate or degree program must be offered at Los Angeles Trade Technical College. The following programs are approved as High Unit at LATTC:
TOP CODE MAJOR
0201.00 Architecture and Architectural Technology
0949.00 Automotive Collision Repair
0948.00 Automotive Technology
0506.00 Business Management
0702.00 Computer Information System
3007.00 Cosmetology and Barbering
1306.00 Nutrition, Foods and Culinary Arts
1303.10 Fashion Design
1701.00 Mathematics, General
1208.00 Medical Office Assisting
1230.10 Nursing, Registered- Associate Degree (RN)
  • High Unit Major should have a limit of no more than 100 degree applicable units.
    • Nursing students exempt (must be enrolled in Nursing program courses)

 

Los Angeles Trade Technical College EOPS

Limitations on EOPS Student Eligibility Policy:

Los Angeles Trade Technical College EOPS Advisory approved a policy regarding program eligibility limitations for students in the EOPS Program.

According to Title 5, section 56226 on Limitations on Eligibility:

A student who has met the eligibility requirements of sections 56220 and 56222, and who participates without term-to-term interruption, shall continue to be eligible until the student has completed 70 degree applicable credit units of instruction, or, has completed six consecutive semester terms or nine quarter terms of enrollment. Time spent by the student enrolled in remedial courses, including remedial level English as a Second Language (ESL) courses, shall not be included when computing the requirements of this sub-section. The EOPS Director may waive this limitation only in cases where students are enrolled in programs which require more than 70 units, or which require\prerequisites that would exceed the limitations.

 NOTE: Authority cited 69640, 69648.7 and 710920 Education Code. Reference: Sections

69640 through 69655 Education Code.

POLICY IMPLEMENTATION:

If an EOPS student has 70 units and/or 6 consecutive semesters, the program will use whichever comes last to determine limitation on eligibility.

 

Los Angeles Trade Technical College EOPS

Misuse of Book Grants/Services Policy:

 Misuse of Book Grant/Services: Any student caught misusing EOP&S book services may immediately be dismissed from the program. Further action may be taken by the College. Examples of misuse of book services includes, but is not limited to:

  • Using the book service/grant to purchase books for someone else.
  • Using the book service/grant to purchase books and then requesting reimbursement for those books from other programs including the Department of Public Social Services through CalWORKs ancillary requests.

ANY FRAUDULENT ACTIVITY MAY WARRANT DISMISSAL FROM THE EOPS PROGRAM INDEFINITELY.

  

Los Angeles Trade Technical College EOPS

Concurrent Enrollment Policy:

Concurrent Enrollment: A student may be concurrently enrolled at Los Angeles Trade Technical College and another college within the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) and receive EOPS services as long as:

  • The student is enrolled in a combination of 12 units between in LACCD.
  • Trade-Tech is the primary school of attendance as determined by the financial aid office.
  • The student only participates in EOPS at Los Angeles Trade Technical College.