EOP RISE Volunteer Program

Resiliency and Inspiration for Success in Education

Rise group

Interest Form!

RISE is an EOP volunteer program where EOP students can support prospective students from underrepresented backgrounds in their path to education.

  • Campus Excursions 
  • Student Panels – Inspire prospective students by sharing your experience
  • Presentations about EOP
  • Freshman for a Day- an opportunity to connect with over 200 prospective students for a full day of being a freshman on campus which includes tours, panels and lunch
  • Middle school visits
  • EOP Graduation (spring Semester)
  • EOP Student Advisory Board (ESAB)
  • Explore SDSU (spring semester)
  • Other Programs as needed
  • Increase access to higher education for underserved populations via student leadership
  • Develop leadership, cultural humility, and professionalism among EOP students
  • Build community and a sense of belonging among underrepresented students with shared identities including but not limited to first-generation, low-income, or student of color
  • Inspire underrepresented students to pursue a higher education
  • Give back to the community and earn service hours
  • Professional development workshops on cultural competency, educational equity, public speaking and more!
  • Resume building/Letters of recommendation
  • New relationships with peers, prospective students, and staff
  • End of the year appreciation luncheon
  • Graduation cord and certificate (based on the point system)

Receive points for every activity you volunteer to assist with. These points can earn you prizes such as water bottles, t-shirts, graduation cords, and more.

  • Point System:
    • Tabling: (2)
    • Phone Banking: (2)
    • Student Panel: (3)
    • Co-Presentations: (3) 
    • Campus Excursions: (5)
  • Prizes:
    • Water Bottle: (10)
    • RISE T-Shirt: (20)
    • Graduation Cord: (60)

*For every 5 points, you get a raffle ticket for a chance to win a prize during the RISE End of the Year Appreciation Luncheon in May.**

In order to be a RISE volunteer, students must fill out the interest form and attend an info session to learn more about EOP and the EOP RISE Program. Once you have participated in an information system and would like to move forward in the process, you will attend training at the beginning of the academic year. Times and dates will be determined (TBD) each year and will be updated via email notification.


Rise Group 2

Rise Group 3

Campus Excursion, Summer 2022