The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) provides one on one assistance to RI adults to explore opportunities in pursuing a postsecondary education. Our services are available Monday through Friday on all campuses. Bilingual counseling is available in Spanish.Make an Appointment
Rhode Island Educational Opportunity Center
To learn about current hours or schedule an appointment, please call the main office at 401.455.6028 or email [email protected] – we will respond.
Here is a list of our free, one-to-one confidential services
- Pick the right college or training program for you
- Complete Admissions applications and essays
- Complete Financial Aid Forms – FAFSA
- Identify and apply for scholarships
- Career exploration
- Academic counseling, course registration
- Assistance with resolving student loan issues
- Special activities to help transition to college life
- GED and ESL referrals
- Admission and Transfer fee waivers
We provide free services to qualified adults who are U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents without a four-year college degree. Our participants are primarily (but not restricted to):
- First-generation to go to college
- Age 19 or Older with limited incomes and/or
- Veterans and Military-connected family members
- Unaccompanied, Homeless or Foster Care Youth
Do I have to be accepted to CCRI to use RIEOC services?
RIEOC services are available no matter which college you may attend. While CCRI is an exceptional college, another college or program maybe a better fit. Our goal is to prepare you for your future.
Schedule an appointment or stop by our offices
All offices have easy access to public transportation, are fully accessible, and offer free parking.
- Providence - Liston Campus room 2254
- Warwick - Knight Campus Field House room 132
- Lincoln - Flanagan Campus room 2318
- Newport – Newport County Campus room 148
Evening Hours are available at our Providence location.
Schedule an appointment with an RIEOC counselor online or by phone at 401-455-6028.