Who is Eligible?

 

The Educational Opportunity Center at Creighton University is a community resource for residents of the Omaha metropolitan and surrounding area. We are dedicated to helping individuals begin or continue their education. All services offered by the Educational Opportunity Center are FREE, but participants must meet the following minimum federal requirements to participate in the program:

Citizenship Documentation

U.S. Citizen
Permanent Resident
Resident Alien
INS evidence showing intent to become permanent resident

Desire for Service

You must want to pursue postsecondary education and voluntarily commit to participate in the program.

19 or Older

Your birthday is either in or before 1995.

Additional Information

How do I get started?

The first step is to schedule an appointment with an EOC Coordinator. Your coordinator will discuss the EOC program and develop a plan of action to meet your needs.

Who is served?

As mandated by Congress, two-thirds of the students served must qualify as being low income and, be a first generation college student whose parents have not completed a bachelor's degree.

Iím neither low income or first generation, can I still participate?

Yes, our program can provide services to anyone who meets the minimum requirements mentioned above.

How much do services cost?

The services provided by the EOC are funded by a federal TRIO grant and are offered at NO cost to program participants.

Where are the EOC Target Areas?

EOC serves 1,000 participants every year from the following counties:
Douglas
Sarpy
Cass
Washington
Pottawattamie

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