Dreamer Support Program
The Dreamer Support Program is offered District wide. The San Diego Community College District welcomes undocumented students, parents, staff, faculty, and community members. San Diego Miramar College is committed to maintaining a safe space for all students as they pursue their academic and professional goals. The Dreamer Support Program provides guidance, support, and resources to undocumented and mixed status students, and their families. The program seeks to ensure greater equity of resources and services for undocumented students across the District by expanding and centralizing the coordination of legal services, community outreach, student outcome tracking, and research.
DSPS - Disability Support Programs and Services
DSPS Department assists San Diego Miramar support College meet the requirements of federal laws (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the ADAA). The mission of DSPS is to provide special services for students with learning and physical disabilities. Students who have a verified disability are eligible for support services through the DSPS department. Services and accommodations are designed to support students in the achievement of their academic and vocational goals. Students individually qualify for accommodations based on disability verification and the interactive process with the DSPS counselor.
In addition: DSPS resources include test proctoring, priority registration, and adaptive devices.
EOPS - Extended Opportunity Program Services
EOPS is a state-funded student support services program. Its purpose is to provide special recruitment, retention, and transition services to eligible students. The services offered are “above and beyond” those offered by the college’s Student Services division. The primary services include assistance in the following areas: priority enrollment, counseling/advisement, and preparation for transition to four-year colleges and universities.
In addition: EOPS provides academic/career/personal counseling and transfer assistance to underrepresented, first-generation, and low-income students.
The California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) is a statewide public assistance program that provides cash aid and services to eligible families that have a child(ren) in the home. The San Diego Miramar College CalWORKs Student Services Program counselors and staff work closely with our students to ensure they are on track to reaching their educational goals in a timely manner.
In addition: CalWORKs offers support services to students who receive TANF/CalWORKS
Cooperative Agencies and Resources for Education (CARE) Program
In addition to the support services offered in EOPS, The CARE Program offers supportive services to single parents with a child under the age of 18 receiving TANF/CASH Aid assistance to acquire an education, training and marketable skills.
Important: You have to be eligible and qualified for EOPS in order to receive support from this program
The NextUp Program is under the umbrella of the Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOPS). NextUP is a supplemental component of EOPS and designed to support the educational goals and well-being of current and former foster youth. Our program provides ‘over and above’ support services and caring staff to help former foster youth overcome roadblocks that may prevent them from the pursuit of higher education and career goals.
Phone: (619) 388-7869
Location: K1-305 - Student Service Building, 3rd Floor
Have questions? Contact the Outreach Department at 619-388-7357.