Cost Relief & Forms

Applying to EOP

  • While completing the online UC Undergraduate Application for Admission, applicants can apply to EOP by following the instructions on the application. Once admitted, students can confirm their EOP status by viewing a link to “EOP information” on their MyAdmissions.  
  • Individuals accepted to UC Davis but not yet enrolled in the university may contact Brenda Lance at to obtain an application form. Students will receive a response within 7-10 business days of returning the completed application.
  • Click here to appeal an eligibility decision.


EOP Verification for Calfresh

What it is?

  • A document that officially confirms you are an EOP student and is necessary to process your Calfresh membership.

How do I get it?

  • Step 1: Meet with Calfresh Representative Max Vaca
  • Step 2: Visit a PAC/Call the office and request a verification letter
  • Step 3: Wait 10-14 business days to receive a response via e-mail


Emergency Fund

What is it. 

  • Provides EOP students with monetary assistance for medical emergencies. 

Application Process

1. Contact EOP Special Projects Assistant 

In order to receive funds, first email the EOP Special Projects Assistant with your request. Provide a brief description of medical need (at least two sentences). In the subject line, please include "Emergency Fund" 

2. Await Response

Julie Agosto will contact you within 7-10 business days to have a sit down to further discuss eligibility and other requirements. 

NOTE:  Funding is not guaranteed until application is approved.


Cognitive Testing Fund

What is it?

  • Provides financial assistance of up to $600 for EOP students who need psycho-educational testing to determine if they have a learning disability. Contact

Application Procedure: Steps

  • 1. Obtain Professional Referral
  • Meet with a physician or counselor at the Student Health and Counseling Center to determine if you need educational testing. You must receive a referral from the SHCS professional stating that you need educational testing.  
  • 2. Reach out to an EOP staff member. 
  • Once you have received your referral, please reach out to Julie Agosto: In the email subject line, please include "Cognitive Testing" and briefly explain your situation. You should receive a response within 7-10 business days to have a sit down or an over the phone meeting
  • 3. Schedule Appointment for Educational Testing
  • Once you have secured funding, schedule an appointment for cognitive testing. If you have SHIP, be sure the provider is approved through SHCS. For more information, contact insurance services. If you don't have SHIP you can use any provider you so choose. Please refer back to the information provided to you by Julie Agosto during your sit down.
  • 4. Get a cost Estimate
  • Ask the billing representative from the educational psychologist office for a price quote. If needed, follow up with your insurance carrier to determine how much, if any, will be covered by insurance. If the out-of-pocket expenses exceed $600, please consider contacting financial aid and applying for an emergency short term loan.
  •  5. Inform SDC of appointment and request provisional accommodations.
  •  Contact the Student Disability Center and inform them that you have made an appointment and request for provisional accommodations. 
  • 6. Complete Cognitive Testing Application and wait for a response
Note: Funding is not guaranteed until Cognitive Testing Application is approved.


Lending Library

This EOP Lending Library service initially was created by our PACs to help alleviate the costs of textbooks for EOP eligible students. EOP Students are able to check out up to two textbooks per quarter on a first come, first serve basis. In 2017, the Lending Library expanded its services to include graduation  caps & gowns, i-clickers, and personal protection equipment, specifically googles and lab coats. To view our inventory, please click here. 


Fee Waivers/Deferrals