PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the meeting of the Board of Trustees of Suffolk County Community College, scheduled for February 18, 2016, has been CANCELLED. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that this meeting has been RESCHEDULED for Monday, February 29, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. in the Alumni Room of the Brookhaven Gymnasium, Ammerman Campus, 533 College Road, Selden, New York.

Educational Opportunity Program

Introduction

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) provides academic support and financial assistance to students who demonstrate the potential for mastering college-level work. EOP is mandated by the New York State Legislature and is funded by the State University of New York (SUNY).

Eligibility

To qualify for EOP, a student is required to:

  • be a resident of New York State for 12 months prior to enrollment
  • have a high school diploma or an equivalency diploma
  • demonstrate the need for additional academic preparation [and] have the potential for completing a college program
  • be in need of financial assistance within established income guidelines