North Central, AR – Educational Opportunity Center (EOC)

TRIO EOC is a federally funded program that assists adults of ages 19 and above and U.S. veterans to enroll in and complete a post-secondary education program. All services are provided free of charge to participants who meet the eligibility requirements. The North Central, AR – EOC serves residents in these counties: Conway, Cross, Faulkner, Lee, Perry, St. Francis, White, and Woodruff.

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Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


  • United States citizen or permanent resident status
  • Age 19 or above or veteran of any age
  • Must meet federal guidelines to demonstrate financial need
  • First-generation college student (neither parent has a 4-year college degree)
  • Express a desire to enroll in a post-secondary education program

Our Services

We are happy to help you pursue a post-secondary education program. We also provide various other services.

Academic Assistance

  • ACCUPLACER testing
  • Referral to Adult Education Centers for GED Assistance
  • Tutoring for ACT and the ACCUPLACER
  • Workshops on study skills and college survival issues

Career Exploration

  • Career assessments to match your interest, abilities, and values with specific areas
  • Information regarding the job market, career projections, and the appropriate training

Enrollment Counseling

  • Assistance in identifying a college, vo-tech, career-specific program, or proprietary school that meets your needs
  • Assistance in completing admissions applications and other enrollment forms
  • Academic advice and assistance in course selection

Financial Aid Counseling

  • Assistance in completing federal and state student financial aid forms
  • Information regarding grants and loans responsibilities
  • Assistance with resolving loan debt

Computer Lab

The computer lab is available for use by clients for internet browsing, completing homework assignments, and general usage in relation to education.

new app for TRIO EOC

We’re thrilled to announce the new app for TRIO EOC! It’s everything TRIO EOC, in your pocket. With the new app, you can access community resources, events, updates, and college readiness content. Download for Android Download for iPhone