Educational Opportunity Center - TRIO EOC

The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) program provides counseling and information on college admissions to qualified adults 19 years old and older who want to enter, re-enter or transfer to postsecondary education programs. An important objective of EOC is to counsel participants on financial aid options and to assist in the application process.

The goal of EOC is to increase the number of adult participants who enroll in postsecondary education institutions.

Services Provided by the Program:

  • Academic advice
  • Personal counseling
  • Career workshops
  • Information on postsecondary educational opportunities
  • Information on student financial assistance
  • Assistance in completing applications for college admissions, testing and financial aid
  • Coordination with nearby postsecondary institutions
  • Media activities designed to involve and acquaint the community with higher education opportunities
  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring

EOC provides educational and academic information through:

  • Group presentations
  • Individual counseling
  • Seminars and workshops

Participants must reside in Tulsa, Creek or Osage County, be at least 19 years old and U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens. Our services are focused on low income (150 percent below poverty level) and the potential first-generation college student. First-generation is defined as "neither parent has a four-year college degree."

The EOC staff serve residents through the main office at Tulsa Community College, Southeast Campus, Northeast Campus, part time at the Metro Campus and have satellite offices at Central Tech - Sapulpa, and Tulsa Technology Center - Lemley Campus.