EOPS book service is provided to EOPS students to ensure that they have the educational tools necessary to succeed academically. It may not cover all the textbook related expenses. If students do not exhaust the full amount allocated by the deadline, the balance will remain in the EOPS book voucher account. NOTE: EOPS Book Voucher may be used to purchase/rent only those books that are required for registered courses. EOPS book voucher is non-transferable. Under no circumstances, students may use their EOPS book voucher to purchase books for another individual.
To be able to use EOPS book service you need to present the following required documents to the cashier at the bookstore: 1) Your GCC student picture ID 2) A copy of your class registration 3) Your fall 2015 book list (from GCC bookstore website)
No purchase/rent will be allowed towards use of fall 2015 EOPS book voucher unless all required documents are presented at the time of purchase/rent.
You may purchase/rent your books in several trips to the bookstore as long as you have not exhausted the full amount allocated for the current term. If you make changes to your class schedule (add or drop classes) after your first visit to the bookstore, you need a printout of your updated book list to use your book voucher.
You must complete the purchase/rent transactions by the closing of the bookstore on Thursday, September 24, 2015. Make sure to check the book store hours available on their website.
All exchanges or returns are done at the bookstore.
FIRST DAY YOU CAN USE YOUR BOOK VOUCHER IS MONDAY, AUGUST 31, 2015.
LAST DAY YOU CAN USE YOUR BOOK VOUCHER IS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2015.
EOPS Book Voucher Eligibility Criteria
EOPS offers a book service to eligible students based on student's program and financial eligibility determined by the EOPS and Financial Aid offices. This service is offered in Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer terms. Continuing students must be in compliance with the EOPS Mutual Responsibility Contract. In order to be eligible for the book service as a continuing student, you must also meet the following criteria:
Continuing EOPS Students
Potential EOPS students: Awarding a book voucher is not guaranteed by the program. It is contingent upon student eligibility and available funds. It is highly recommended that while in the admission process, students purchase/rent their books and keep their receipts. If you get a book voucher award the first semester you can get reimbursed up to the maximum amount of the book voucher award. All exchanges or returns are done at the bookstore in compliance with the bookstore's return/exchange policy.
Attention: EOPS and CARE financial assistance may be available to EOPS/CARE students who in addition to meeting all EOPS /CARE program eligibility requirements are financially eligible to receive these services. The determination is based on individual student’s financial aid award and the remaining financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office. Students must have completed all financial aid forms and requirements and have received their Financial Aid Award Notification for remaining need to be determined. CARE students must meet additional CARE program eligibility requirements to qualify for CARE financial support. All EOPS and CARE awards are contingent upon EOPS/CARE Program funding availability.