College Support Services / Educational Opportunity Center

Educational Opportunity Center

 
Data Provided By
United Way of Weld County
General Information
Description of ServiceA federally funded, free program that assists low income, first generation adults with the college process. Students receive career counseling, help filling out paperwork, navigating the college admissions process, assistance with scholarship searches, and academic advising.
The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) is a U.S. Department of Education funded TRIO program housed in the Access Center. The EOC is dedicated to helping adults re-engage with their education. We provide eligible individuals in Adams, Larimer and Weld counties with an exceptional level of free services, support, and assistance that will prepare them to enroll in, and complete a program of study, at any school, college or university that will best meet their needs and achieve their educational and career goals.

Referrals to GED and ESL programs are also provided.
Urgent Services ProvidedWe are here to help you make your next move. To help you take that next step on your path to achieving your dreams. It may be you are looking to change careers, learn a new trade, advance at your current job, or obtain or finish your high school diploma or college degree. Whatever your dream may be, we are here to help you to:

Explore Possibilities– Conduct academic/career assessments and together we can explore your options for the best educational and/or career training program for you.

Seek Opportunities– Assist you with the college planning, admissions and financial aid application processes, and help you conduct a search for additional aid and scholarships to fund your education.

Achieve Success– Prepare your customized “EOC Playbook for Success.” Your Playbook will contain all of the identified services, resources, and skills “training” required to achieve your goals.

It’s important for you to know that you are not alone on this journey. We are here to help you navigate through the many challenges. We will “coach” you through your Playbook; keeping you motivated and focused on your goals. And, we will be there to celebrate each milestone you achieve along the way.
LocationWeld County
Geographical AreaWeld,
Intake ProcedureCall or walk in; an appointment is preferred
 
Client Information
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityLow income and first-generation college students
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m..
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Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Juan Valdez
Contact's Position Site Coordinator
Contact's Phone (970) 352-3235
Contact's Email Juan.Valdez@colostate.edu
Physical Site Address 1 1013 37th Ave Ct
Physical Site Address 2 Unit 201
Physical Site City, State, Zip Greeley, CO 80634
Main Phone (970) 352-3235
Fax (970) 378-1154
Service Location Email Juan.Valdez@colostate.edu
Web Address www.accesscenter.colostate.edu/eoc-locations
 
Additional Information
SourceWeld
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Educational Opportunity Center
Affiliated Program: Educational Opportunity Center
This Service: College Support Services / Educational Opportunity Center
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Higher Education Bridge Programs (HL-2500.3000)
Specialized Information and Referral (TJ-3000.8000)