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Events Overview

EAOP regularly hosts a different events and workshops for program participants and their families throughout the year. Events, workshops and registration information are currently being planned for the 2023-24 academic year. Learn more about some of the events we have previously hosted.


Senior Conference Pt. 1: UC Application

Seniors will receive assistance completing the enrollment application to the University of California (UC). An overview of the application and tips for writing Personal Insight Questions will be covered.

Senior Conference Pt. 2: College Applications

Seniors will receive assistance completing the enrollment application to various colleges such as the California State University and private and independent colleges via the Common Application. An overview of the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) will also be discussed.

Family Engagement Series: Financial Aid

This workshop is in collaboration with the UCR Financial Aid Office and will provide EAOP participants and their family members with important information regarding the Financial Aid process.

Family Engagement Series: Higher Education Admissions Process

This workshop is in collaboration with the UCR Undergraduate Admissions Office and will provide EAOP participants and their family members with important information regarding the benefits of a college education, college admission requirements, and the higher education admissions process.


Campus Highlights

EAOP Campus Highlights provides opportunities for participants to learn more about academic programs, student organizations, and campus resources available to students in college. Previous highlights include: UCR School of Medicine, UCR School of Education, Greek Life, UCR School of Engineering

Regional Campus Tours

Regional campus visits offer students a first-hand look at college life at nearby universities and colleges in Southern California. Tours consists of presentations from undergraduate admissions staff and university students. During the tours, students learn campus histories, enrollment sizes, what campuses offer including any academic specializations, and campus personalities.

Community Spotlights

EAOP Community Spotlights provide opportunities for parents, participants and family members to learn more about state-wide, community-based, and other local agencies that offer resources and services to families planning and preparing for higher education.

New Participant & Parent Orientation

Newly enrolled EAOP participants and their parents/guardians attend orientation to learn more about EAOP services and resources, meet program staff, discuss participant expectations, and have the opportunity to meet participants from different regions. 


Please be aware that our summer programs operate on a first-come, first-served basis. While we will be sending invitations to participants via email, it is important to note that registration does not guarantee attendance due to the limited capacity of our programs.

Northern California Campus Tour

"Rising" juniors and seniors (Class of 2024 and Class of 2025) are provided the opportunity to take see several Northern California UC and Cal State college campuses during this 3-day, overnight experience includes travel to the Bay Area, the State Capitol, and the California coastline. 

Men of Color Success Tour

"Rising" sophomores and juniors (Class of 2025 and Class of 2026) are provided the opportunity to take tour several Southern California UC and Cal State college campuses during this 3-day, overnight experience. The goal of the tour is to increase the college going rate and participation in college going culture of men of color, by introducing them to college partners and touring them throughout various partner campuses with intentionality. Students will tour the athletic facilities and campus resource centers for men at each campus to help foster a relationship between the student and with each prospective campus.

Senior Summit

A three-day, residential program that prepares "Rising" Seniors (Class of 2024) with the tools and resources necessary to successfully navigate the fall college application process. Participants attend presentations covering admission requirements to UC, CSU, and independent universities and information about financial aid, receive feedback on their personal insight questions, and engage in mentor-led discussions and activities to increase their understanding of college opportunities.

College Prep Academy

​​​​​​Participants have the opportunity to enroll in a wide selection of university-level lower division courses and earn course credit on an official University of California transcript. Participations helps students anticipate what a full-time enrollment at a postsecondary institution of higher learning will be like.

Program availability dependent upon department funding.