TRIO Educational Opportunity Centers
Being the first in your family to attend college can be intimidating. You belong here. Let us help you start and finish a college degree.
Your college dreams are within reach. You can make them a reality, and we're here to support you in the following ways.
- Information on high school equivalency (GED/HiSet) classes
- Online Tutoring for GED, HiSet, ACT, SAT or other precollege exams (multilingual)
- GED/HiSet test vouchers for eligible clients who are low-income or in financial hardship
- Information on different types of financial aid - i.e. Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), federal student loans, federal work-study, scholarships, and Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant (OTAG)
- Information and guidance on financial aid processes - i.e. verification process and setting up a payment plan
- Reviewing outstanding balances, defaulted loans, and Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
- Creating and resetting FSA IDs
- Attend our workshop and get help completing the FAFSA
- Information and guidance on admission processes to ANY postsecondary education institution - i.e. applications, placement testing, orientation, campus tours
- Information on ANY trade/vocational, 2-year or 4-year schools and opportunities - i.e. profit vs. non-profit schools, cost of tuition, location, scholarship opportunities and length of programs
Information and guidance on the enrollment processes to ANY postsecondary education institution - i.e. academic advising, course/degree planning, obtaining a student ID, and study habits
Information and guidance on a variety of career paths - i.e. assessment, advising, job shadowing/mentorship
Information and guidance on financial literacy - i.e. building/improving credit score, budgeting, saving/checking/investing accounts, emergency funds, and retirement
- Information on English as a Second Language (ESL) classes
- Information on literacy (reading and writing) classes
- Information on basic computer classes
- Information on transportation services
- Information on childcare providers
- Information on health services
- Information on food pantries
Are you ready to take the next step in your college career?Take the First Step
- Schedule an appointment with a TRIO/EOC Academic Counselor listed below.
- Complete the TRIO/EOC Intake Application
- Complete the Individual Education Plan & Documentation of Services Form with your TRIO/EOC Academic Counselor.
- If you not are not considered an "independent," complete the Dependent Income Verification Form.
You must be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen, be at least 19 years old and reside in Tulsa, Creek, or Osage County. You must not have previously obtained a four-year college degree and be interested in pursuing a higher education program.
Preference is given to individuals who are low-income (150 percent below the poverty level) AND potential first-generation college students. First-generation is defined as individuals for whom neither parent has a four-year college degree.
- Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Northeast Campus
- Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Remote
Virtual Walk-ins available Mondays 1 – 5 p.m.:
- Monday mornings: 8 a.m.–12 p.m. Southeast Campus
- Monday afternoons: 1 p.m.– 4:30 p.m. Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus
- Tuesdays: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Southeast Campus
- Wednesdays: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Hominy-Osage County or Central Tech-Sapulpa
- Thursdays: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus
- Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Remote
Virtual Walk-ins every Wednesday 10 a.m.–3 p.m.:
- Monday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Remote
- Tuesdays: 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Tulsa Southeast Campus
- Wednesdays: 9 a.m.–5 p.m. TCC Southeast Campus
- Thursdays: 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Tulsa Southeast Campus
- Fridays: 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Dick Conners Correctional Facility
Virtual Walk-ins every Wednesday 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.:
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
10300 East 81st Street
Tulsa, OK 74133
Building 1 Room 1102
3727 East Apache Street
Tulsa, OK 74115
Academic Building Room AB222G
- Assist 1,000 eligible individuals
- Assist eligible clients obtain their high school diploma/equivalency certificate
- Assist eligible clients apply for some type of financial aid
- Assist eligible clients apply for admissions to ANY postsecondary education institution
- Assist eligible clients enroll in a postsecondary education