The Southwest Ohio Educational Opportunity Center's goal is to provide counseling and information on college admissions and financial aid to qualified adults interested in entering or continuing a postsecondary program in any two-year college, four-year college, vocational or technical school.
All of our services are free. We especially urge lower-income adults whose parents have not received a college degree to apply for our services.
Educational Information-- provide information on postsecondary institutions, offer on-line access to community colleges, trade schools, and four-year institutions, offer academic preparation, career planning, and financial aid information library
Application Assistance -- help with school admissions applications and financial aid applications
Financial Aid -- information on Federal and State financial aid programs, veteran's education benefits, state and local scholarship programs, scholarship sources for minorities, women, disabled and other groups
Career Counseling -- help with career planning, including interest and career exploration questionnaires and self-guided computer program to aid in exploring career options
Academic Advising -- assist in college selection, help with planning college majors and class selection
Referral Services -- serve as a resource to participants for referral to other community agencies for services the SOEOC is unable to provide, arrange for free tutoring when needed
Adult Learners - informational materials to assist prospective adult learners beginning the process of achieving their educational goals.