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California State University, Long Beach
Educational Opportunity Program, EOP
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EOP Application Procedures and Deadlines

Step 1Complete the CSU application & EOP Application

  • The EOP Application is integrated within the CSU application at
  • Fall Applicants: CSU application period is October 1 through November 30.

Step 2Complete the EOP applicant information at (

  1. The EOP Application is found in Tile 3 named "Supporting Information" . You will need your parent’s income information in order to complete this section..
  2. Two Recommendation forms - Provide the email addresses of two different recommenders so they will receive the online recommendation form.  The form should not be completed by family members.
  3. They will receive an email through Cal State Apply with a link to complete and submit the online form.

Fall 2019 deadline for EOP Application:

  • January 15, 2019: Applicant Information
  • January 31, 2019: Recommendation Forms

Step 3Making changes to your EOP file.

  • You can go back to the EOP application under tile 3 before January 15th in order to make changes to your application or to change your recommenders information. Also, you may also check the status of your recommendation forms.

Additional Information

  • Our EOP office does not require copies of tax returns or transcripts (other CSU EOP programs may require them).  Transcripts or other documents requested by Enrollment Services should be sent directly to their office.
  • If you are having technical problems with your account call the Calstate Apply help desk at (857) 304-2087.

Remember it is your responsibility to follow up on your file and make sure that all documents have been sent.