Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) provides access, support services, and financial assistance to disadvantaged students who have the potential to succeed in higher education with such assistance.

Attend one of our upcoming virtual EOP info sessions to learn more about the program.

Program Benefits

  • Individualized Academic, Career, Transfer, and Financial Advising
  • Personal Counseling
  • Individualized and Group Tutoring
  • Student Success Workshops
  • Summer Bridge Program
  • Goal Setting and Attainment Support
  • Referrals to On-and-Off Campus Community Partners for Additional Wraparound Support
  • Ability to transfer to any HEOP/EOP/SEEK Program at a 4-year college
  • Additional financial assistance

Eligibility Requirements

  • NYS Resident
  • Final High School Average 70-84
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Meet Financial Requirements (must be able to apply for FAFSA and TAP)
  • Participate in a 4-week Summer Bridge Program
  • Be a full-time student (enrolled in 12-18 credits)
  • A transfer student from an opportunity program at their previous institution: EOP/HEOP/SEEK/CD (Special Programs Transfer Form is required)
  • DACA recipients are welcome to apply

*Note: Current or returning RCC students are not eligible to apply.


Leidy Pichardo, Director
[email protected]