"It is good to have an end to journey towards; but it is the journey that matters in the end."
-- Ursula Le Guin --
"Going back to school affects the whole family.  Each generation has a stake in it."
-- Counselor --
Which services does the Educational Opportunity Center provide?
The EOC is a Program
1.  Assistance with the admissions process and financial aid forms for any school;
2.  Information on two-year and four year colleges;
3.  Career exploration and interest       inventory
services;
4.  Information on scholarships, grants and student loans;
5.  Referral to GED and ESL programs;
6.  Academic, financial, and personal advising.
The EOC is Sponsored By:
What is the Educational Opportunity Center?
    The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) is a program funded by the U.S. Department of Education and sponsored by Colorado State University that assists primarily adults in furthering their education.
Who is eligible to use our FREE services?
    Most participants are adults aged nineteen or over, although the program may also provide certain services to selected youth where similar services do not already exist.
     In compliance with Federal guidelines, at least two-thirds of all participants must be
both limited-income and first generation individuals. First generation means that neither parent has obtained a bachelor's degree.
"The Educational Opportunity Center is a caring and enthusiastic program.  The counselors are stupendous.  They helped me want to learn more."
-- Participant --
Where is the Educational Opportunity Center located?
OEO Statement
    The Educational Opportunity Center's community outreach offices serve Adams County and the Denver community of Montbello through its office in Commerce City.  In addition, Larimer County is served through its office in Fort Collins, and Weld County through its office in Greeley.  The Administrative office for the Educational Opportunity Center can be found on the campus of Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado.
    Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action institution and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations and executive orders regarding affirmative action requirements in all programs.  The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.  In order to assist Colorado State University in meeting its affirmative action responsibilities, ethnic minorities, women and other protected class members are enouraged to apply and to so identify themselves
How do I get started?
Click on the county that is nearest to you for more information.
Weld County
Adams County
Larimer County
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Our Affiliations
TRIO Website
ASPIRE Colorado ASPIRE
CEAO Website
Schools In Our Area
Front Range Community College
University of Denver
Colorado State University
University of Northern Colorado
Aims Community College Community College of Denver University of Colorado at Boulder Metroplitan State College of Denver
Financing Your Education
Scholarship Search Engines & Miscellaneous Sites:
Hispanic Scholarship Foundation
SRN Express
4 Anything FastWeb ETSFA
Mach 25 Petersons
Science Wise
Sallie Mae
Student Guide to Financial Aid
Apply for Financial Aid
Contact Us!

Educational Opportunity Center
(970) 491-6473
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