West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200



Additional EOPS Services

EOPS Students

PAL Academy - Math Tutoring & Supplemental Instruction

The Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) Academy offers supplemental instruction and peer tutoring. PAL is a wraparound program where instructors, counselors and tutors collaborate to help students complete their math requirements. All EOPS student enrolled in Math 10, 106 or 103 are eligible to participate in this exciting program. Many students struggle with their math classes, the PAL Academy can help you be one of the successful graduates of the EOPS program. Students who participate in the PAL Academy find the program helps them stay on track and successfully pass their math classes.

Program benefits:

  • Personalized attention and support from teachers, tutor and peers

  • Free peer tutoring outside of class

  • Participation in a learning community

  • Math textbook with online access

Supplemental Instruction Sessions:

  • Math 103: Mondays, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

  • Math 10 - Statistics: Tuesdays, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

  • Math 0106: Wednesdays, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

PAL Academy Application

Peer Tutor Request Form

Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE)

CARE is a program designed to help single-parent students succeed in college. Because we realize that attending college and being a single-parent can pose many challenges, we will help you to achieve your educational goals. We work closely with CalWorks to provide "seamless" help for all of our CARE eligible students.

CARE Students

CARE Eligibility

  • Have at least one child under the age of 14

  • Receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

  • A single-parent, head-of -household as determined by social services.

CARE Benefits:

  • CARE Grants

  • Academic, Career and Personal Counseling

  • Referrals to on and off campus resources

  • Transportation Assistance

For more information on PAL or CARE, please contact: Melissa Ceresa - melissa.ceresa@wvm.edu

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West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Ave.
Saratoga, CA 95070-5698

Office (408) 741-2023
Fax (408) 741-2405


EOPS Building


Please Note: EOPS is Closed Friday, Dec. 19 - Jan. 9, 2015

EOPS Office Hours - Spring 2015

Mondays - Thursdays

9:00 am - 4:30 pm


9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Mission Statement


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