The California Student Opportunity and Access Program (Cal-SOAP) is a state legislated program established in 1978 and is administered through the California Student Aid Commission. Cal SOAP serves low income, first-generation students and/or students attending schools with traditionally low college-going rates.
Cal SOAP’s mission is to help students improve their academic performance and make information about postsecondary education and financial aid more widely available.
College Peer Advising - College Student Advisors work with high school students on all aspects of preparing for college (college search, choosing a major, college & financial aid applications).
Tutoring - College Student Tutors work with students at community sites to provide academic support.
Financial Aid Workshops - Family workshops to assist with completing financial aid applications.
Financial Literacy Workshops - Partnering with GLOW, students participate in workshops to learn about budgeting and finance.
College Prep Summer Camp - A week long intensive program to prepare rising seniors for the college application experience.
Long Beach Unified School District
Compton Unified School District
Whittier Union High School District
Lynwood Unified School District
Long Beach Job Corps