What is EOP?

The State University of New York's Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) provides access, academic support and financial aid to students who show promise for succeeding in college but who may not have otherwise been offered admission. Available primarily to full-time, matriculated students, the program supports students throughout their college careers within the University. EOP strives to support all students in their efforts to become successful college students thereby progressing to successful professional careers.

You will need to fill out the EOP Financial Information Form.

Services and Resources

EOP provides three areas of assistance to qualified students:

  • Financial Assistance - EOP students receive supplemental financial assistance to help cover the costs of books and supplies.
  • Counseling support - EOP students have counselors to help them make a positive transition into the college community and assist with personal and academic issues.
  • Academic Support - EOP students work with their counselors and with Tutoring Services staff to receive academic assistance to improve their chances for academic success.