Fall EOP Applicant Checklist
To be considered for the Educational Opportunity Program at San Diego State University, please be sure to complete the following:
- Submit your application for admission to San Diego State University by December 4th
- Submit your completed EOP Application via Cal State Apply by January 15th
- Submit your completed financial aid application by January 5th
- Check your SDSU AidLink Account for any pending documentation needed
Please Note: Some students may need to verify their financial information by completing the Student Verification Worksheet and/or Parent Verification Worksheet, or by providing a Tax Transcript from the IRS Office. You will need to contact your local IRS office and request a tax transcript or copies via the following website: http://www.irs.gov/
**Please DO NOT send high school or previous school attended transcripts to the EOP office. They are NOT required. Please read the following links for SDSU Admission transcript requirements for Freshmen or SDSU Admission transcript requirements for transfers. Official transcripts are not required to be sent until you have been offered admission by the university, or if you are contacted and asked to provide them.
TIPS for Completing your SDSU EOP Application
Please answer YES to the question on CalState Apply- “Do you wish to apply or reapply to EOP?” Once you indicate “yes,” you will have the opportunity to complete the EOP application which is split into 4 different pages.
Page 1: EOP/EOPS/Educational Programs affiliation
Page 2: Parent/Guardian & Financial Information
Page 3: Biographical Information (short essays)
Page 4: Letters of Recommendation (2 - email addresses required)
If you have already submitted your CalState Apply application for admission and did not apply to EOP or already begun your EOP Application and need to continue or complete it: please log into your CalState Apply application and return to your EOP application in the third tile. Once you have completed the EOP application, submit the application and we will receive your updated information. Feel free to contact us in 3-5 business days to check on the status of your application to ensure we have received it by submitting a Status Check Request. We will follow-up with you within 2-3 days regarding your EOP application.
If you have applied for admission into the Educational Opportunity Program and have been offered admission to San Diego State University but have not heard back from us, please submit a Status Check Request and we will look into the status of your application. Please allow 2-3 business days for us to get back to you regarding your application status.
Students are able to appeal their admission decision to EOP by filling out the EOP Appeal Request form by May 1st. Decisions will be made in 6-8 weeks regarding your status. If you did not apply online by January 15th, please submit an SDSU EOP Paper Application with your formal appeal request.
For additional questions, comments or concerns, you can contact our EOP Admissions department at [email protected] or 619-594-6298.