The Educational Opportunity Center 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 post-secondary 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 post-secondary education institutions.
Services Provided by the Program:
- Academic advice
- Personal counseling
- Career workshops
- Information on post secondary educational opportunities
- Information on student financial assistance
- Assistance in completing applications for college admissions, testing and financial aid
- Coordination with nearby post secondary institutions
- Media activities designed to involve and acquaint the community with higher education opportunities
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 potential first-generation college students. First-generation is defined as students for whom neither parent has a four-year college degree.
The EOC staff serves residents through the main office at Tulsa Community College, Southeast Campus, Northeast Campus, part-time at the Metro Campus and has satellite offices at Central Tech - Sapulpa, Osage Nation - Hominy, and Tulsa Technology Center - Lemley Campus.