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How to Apply

Due to changes in state regulations, there may be revisions in the application process.  Please check this page regularly for updates.

NEW STUDENTS (not currently enrolled at De Anza):

  1. Apply for De Anza admission as early as possible.
    • SUMMER application opens March 1, 2014.
    • FALL application opens April 1, 2014.
  2. Declare a major on your application (not "undecided".)
  3. Select a goal of transfer, degree or certificate.
  4. Take the De Anza Math and English or ESL placement tests.
  5. Complete orientation.
  6. Officially choose your classes (you'll learn how at the orientation.) This is your educational plan for fall.
  7. Check the eligibility requirements for EOPS.
  8. If you feel that you may be eligible, download and complete the following forms and submit in person to EOPS during the application period:

CONTINUING STUDENTS (currently enrolled at De Anza):

  • Must have taken the De Anza Math and English or ESL placement tests.
  • Must have declared a major (not "undecided".)
  • Must have a Degree Works Plan approved and locked by a counselor or academic advisor.
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student (12 or more units) in spring 2014 quarter.
  • If you meet the above requirements, please complete steps 7 and 8 of the application process.

IMPORTANT!!  Please read the information above and complete all the steps before submitting the EOPS application.


EOPS/CARE Application Filing Period

for Fall Quarter, 2014


2014 High School Grads only:  May 12 - July 17


De Anza Students & Others:  June 16 - July 17


Hours:  9:00-11:00 a.m. & 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Campus closed on July 4 and on Fridays from July 11 to August 29.


Applications and support documents must be submitted in person no later than 3:30 p.m. on July 17.


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Location: Campus Center, Lower Level

Phone: 408.864.8950

Fax: 408.864.5457


Last Updated: 4/15/14