Educational Opportunity Program

Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) is a state-funded initiative that provides support to students who meet specific academic and financial guidelines and demonstrate the potential to successfully complete college.

EOP Support Services

  • Individual and academic counseling
  • Educational and career planning
  • Financial advisement
  • Limited financial assistance
  • Pre-freshman summer extended orientation program


First-time Students

A first-time college student must meet academic and financial guidelines to be considered for EOP admission. First-time applicants must complete and return an application and necessary financial documentation. All incoming first-time students are required to attend a mandatory 4-week summer program.

Transfer Students

Applicants entering FLCC who previously attended another institution are eligible for EOP only if they are residents of New York State and have been enrolled in a similar post-secondary opportunity program such as EOP, HEOP, SEEK, or College Discovery.

Verification of previous status is required. To request EOP verification from a previous college, print and return the EOP Transfer Applicant Information Sheet Adobe Acrobat, PDF

Currently Attending Students and Students Re-entering FLCC

Students are eligible for EOP only if they were previously admitted to FLCC as EOP students. Returning students may print and return the EOP Returning Student Information Sheet Adobe Acrobat, PDFto the EOP office to be considered for reactivation.

Khadija Muhammadi

Khadija Muhammadi of Rochester has received the 2019 Norman R. McConney Jr. Award, an honor that recognizes excellence among participants in the SUNY Educational Opportunity Program.

SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson congratulated Khadija and other students from across New York at a ceremony on Oct. 17 at the SUNY Global Center in Manhattan. The award bears the name of the late Norman McConney, one of the architects of the statewide Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), which provides financial assistance and support to those who face obstacles in achieving their educational and personal goals.

Contact Us

Educational Opportunity Program
Third floor, Library
(585) 785-1390
(585) 785-1780

Email for an appointment

Mon-Thu: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.