Your  Account:

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.
 
Important Updates:
  • We will be resuming EOP Contact requirements, per your EOP Student Contract. 
  • Drop-Ins are NOT intended to complete your first contact. 
  • Please note that we will not be offering appointments on the appointment scheduler during EOP Drop-In periods.

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 on Teams at the time of your appointment please be ready 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 or Damon Stevens
O - R Bianca Rodriguez
S - Z       Marylou Gonzalez or Damon Stevens
First-Year Freshman Peer Mentors: Mario Barahona-Miguel, Sarah Ortiz.

Having Trouble? 

For assistance with set-up and/or general questions, students may contact the EOP front desk by any of the below options. 

  1. Messaging the “EOP Front Desk” within Microsoft Teams
  2. Calling our office at (760)-750-4861
  3. Emailing us at eop@csusm.edu