EOC Services

Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Educational Opportunity Centers offer free services to assist continuing, returning, first-time or prospective students with their educational needs.

Career Awareness

  • Discover your career interests using a variety of assessment techniques.
  • Select career areas that match your interests and goals.
  • Gather information on colleges or vocational-technical schools that offer educational programs related to your career interests.
  • Gather information on selected careers, including job descriptions, employment trends, and wage forecasts.

Financial Aid Assistance

  • Help in understanding the financial aid process and how to cover the costs of attending school. Assistance with completing the required forms.
  • Assistance with Completing and electronically filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Help with searching and applying for state, local, institutional and private scholarships.
  • Provide information on the reconciling of defaulted student loans.

Educational and Admissions Assistance

  • Assistance with completing the college or vocational-technical school admissions process.
  • Help with choosing an appropriate certificate or degree program of study.
  • Provide information on educational institutions within the region, the state, and the United States. Assistance with transition services (i.e. transferring from a two-year to a four-year institution).
  • Assistance with activating your college e-mail account.

Other Services

  • Referrals to community agencies and additional support services.
  • Information on and referrals to GED preparatory programs and testing centers.
  • Assistance with re-entry to high school or secondary education programs.
  • Referrals to ESL/ELL programs.