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EOP Appointments

To ensure continuity of services, the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) has transitioned into remote counseling and peer mentoring sessions. Until further notice, we will not be offering in-person appointments.  Students will still be able to schedule  virtual appointments and they will be held via Microsoft Teams.
 
Please be sure to read the "Prior to your Appointment" instructions before your  appointment.
 
SPRING 2020 UPDATE:
  • EOP has suspend the required EOP semester student contacts and will be removing all EOP student holds for the remainder of the spring semester to allow students to focus more on academics. 
  • Students are STILL ENCOURAGED to reach out for support, information and assistance.

Prior to your Appointment

  1. Go to office365.csusm.edu
  2. Student log-in: username@csusm.edu without the "cougars" part of the email 
  3. Click on Microsoft Teams
  4. Download the desktop (computer) Teams App
    • Teams App can be downloaded through the download App button at the bottom left of your Teams screen.
    • Downloading the Microsoft Teams App is free on iOS and Android devices.

Day of Appointment

  •  Your counselor/mentor will connect with you at the time of your appointment.
  • Students will be considered a no-show if there is no response after 10 minutes of staff attempting to reach out.
  • Guests may not accompany a student into their advising appointment (including teleconference appointments) without a FERPA Release [Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act]

 Appointment Information

  • EOP offers counseling appointments to EOP students only.
  • Appointments can be scheduled online only at this time.
  • Appointment availability can be viewed up to 14 days in advance and scheduled 24 hours in advance.
  • Students are assigned to EOP counselors according to students' last name.
  • Peer Mentor appointment sessions are reserved for First-Year Freshman only.
  • Appointment sessions are 30 minutes in length.
  • When you schedule an appointment, you will receive an immediate confirmation email. Please review the information for accuracy.
  • Students may cancel appointment prior to appointment session by logging into "Appointment Scheduler".

Student/Counselor Breakdown

Student Last Name
Assigned Counselor
A - C Francisco Checa
D - H Michael Lewis
I - N Brenda Mata
O - R Bianca Rodriguez
S - Z       Marylou Gonzalez
First-Year Freshman Peer Mentors: Johnny Fuentes, Mark Lopez, Jennifer Ojeda.