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Educational Opportunity Program

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) was established in 1967 by former NYS Assemblymen Arthur O. Eve. Today over 70,000 students have graduated from EOP. Currently, EOP has grown to 48 SUNY campuses including Niagara County Community College.

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Who We Serve

  • Students who are considered historically under-served
  • Students who require additional academic support
  • Students who show commitment and potential to complete an academic program

How We Serve

  • Three week Summer Academy for successful transition into a college community
  • Academic workshops and tutoring services
  • Counseling, advisement, and additional support for students experiencing any transitional issues
  • Limited financial assistance
  • Assistance with the graduation/transferring process
  • EOP students can only be admitted and start in the fall semester

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EOP Students Must

  • Meet the New York State residency requirement (12 months)
  • Be a FIRST semester, college freshman
  • Have earned a High School Diploma, GED, or test into remediation/developmental courses
  • Meet EOP financial guidelines outlined by New York State
  • Demonstrate potential and motivation to complete a college program
  • Complete the mandatory Summer Academy

Application Process

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If interested, please fill out our EOP information request form.

NCCC EOP Office: G-223; Main line: 716-614-5977; Fax #: 614-6820

Angela R. Jackson, EOP Coordinator
ajackson@niagaracc.suny.edu, 716-614-5979

Ted Mallwitz, Academic Support Specialist
Tmallwitz@niagaracc.suny.edu, 716-614-4073

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