Who is Eligible?
The Educational Opportunity Center at Creighton University is a community resource for residents of the Omaha metropolitan area. We are dedicated to helping you begin or continue your education. All services are FREE, but participants must meet the following minimum federal requirements to participate in the program:
INS evidence showing intent to become permanent resident
Desire for Service
You want to pursue postsecondary education and voluntarily commit to participate in the program.
19 or Older
Your birthday is on or before 1991.
How do I get started?
The first step is to make an appointment with an EOC Coordinator. He or she 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 come from low income families, where neither parent graduated from college with a Bachelor's degree.
Iím neither low income or first generation, can I still participate?
Yes, our program can still provide services to anyone who meets the minimum requirements.
How much do services cost?
The services provided by the EOC are funded by a federal TRIO grant and are provided at NO cost to program participants.
Where are the EOC Target Areas?
EOC serves 2,000 participants every year from the following counties: