About EOP

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) came into being as a direct result of the civil rights and student movements of the 1960s. In 1969, federal legislation was designed to encourage the inclusion of low-income and educationally disadvantaged students into higher education.

Who should apply for EOP?

High school graduates or community college transfers who meets regular admission requirements. The deadline for the EOP Application is on January 15, 2018. Evaluation of your EOP application cannot be guaranteed for applications received beyond the posted date. See the EOP Home Page for specific date.

How does EOP help me?

Advisors can help you...

  • FIND information about academic policies and procedures.

  • OBTAIN effective referrals to appropriate departments and offices.

  • CLARIFY general education and graduation requirements.

  • LEARN about SSU and university life.

  • MONITOR progress toward completion of your degree.

  • GET career opportunities, and special programs.

  • EXPLORE declaring your major.

  • GET advice if you're experiencing academic difficulty.

Click here for EOP Eligibiltiy Criteria.

What does EOP expect of me?

  • Meet regularly with your assigned EOP advisor

  • Attend Summer Bridge (for first time freshmen) or Transfer Bridge

  • Enroll into Kalmanovitz EOP Academy classes (for first time freshmen)