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Incentive Tier System

Foster Youth Success Incentive Tier System:

Students are provided with a variety of ways to maintain support on campus.  Students are strongly encouraged to participate and get involved to not only help make connections on campus but to access resources to help them be successful.  A student must reach the required number of points for each tier to receive the corresponding incentive.
Tier 1:  
Notify us of registration PRIOR to each semester
ALL Documentation turned in
College Fees, Books, and Bus pass
Tier 2:
OCC Meal Card
Methods of involvement:
EOPS Appointment  *EOPS Students are required to complete:
  1. 1st appointment (Educational Plan)
  2. Academic Progress Report
  3. Last appointment
1/2 pt (per appointment)
Complete by the 6th week
Complete by the 8th week
Complete by the 12th week
Student Success Center
1 pt per hour
(max of 10 pts earned)
Workshops (Re-entry, Study Skills, Financial Aid, Transfer Center, etc.)
2 pts each
Visit w/ Professor during office hours
1/2 pt
Club involvement (at least 3 attendances/1 Event)
5 pts (one club per semester)
Special Events/Conferences etc.
* (Must write 1 page paper)
Internship (Off Campus)
* (Please provide documentation)
5 pts
Community Outreach Activity
Students must visit a facility in their community and tell us about it.
*(Must write 1pg paper consisting of 300 words)
Attend an ILP workshop  *(If eligible)
1 pt (max 5pts for ILP Homework/Workshops)
ILP Homework *(If eligible)
1 pt (max 5pts for ILP Homework/Workshops)
Transfer College Campus Visit
*(Need business Card/Brochures from Campus Contact)
3 pts
Visit off campus Museums, Community Centers, Libraries Etc
*(Must write 1 page paper)
3 pts (Must bring a ticket and brochure)
Complete Resume, Cover Letter & Thank you Letter.
*(MUST see Rena Quinonez in Career Center)
2 pts
Complete any Scholarship
*(Confirmation of submission is required)
1 pt each

**Methods of involvement are not limited to what’s provided above.  Please see Guardian Scholars staff for more details.