EOC Services

The EOC offers many services to help you succeed, including educational planning and counseling, career exploration counseling, student financial aid advising, financial literacy information, and assistance with scholarship searches. The EOC also offers college preparation workshops throughout the year.

Eligibility for Services

EOC services are free and available to individuals who meet the following criteria:

  • U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • Interested in pursuing a GED, vocational training, certificate program, or four-year college
  • Do not yet possess a bachelor’s degree

Our Services

Personalized Educational Planning & Counseling

With the help of an Educational Access Specialist, you can start the process of achieving your educational goals! Your EOC Educational Access Specialist will assist you in deciding

  • whether to obtain a college degree or vocational-technical certificate,
  • choosing between public or private educational institutions,
  • selecting a college major,
  • discussing timelines and deadlines,
  • explaining the steps to successful enrollment, and/or
  • obtaining your GED or high school diploma.

Career Exploration Counseling

Educational Access Specialists assist you in identifying or redefining career goals. Advising is facilitated on the basis and can cover the following services: career inventories, vocational interests, academic skills, personal values, and individual preferences related to a career choice. Job and earnings outlook information may also be discussed.

GED Voucher Assistance

EOC offers GED vouchers to assist students who have one or two tests left. If you are interested in learning more about GED vouchers or need assistance locating GED classes in the Denver Metro area, please contact our office at 303.352.8746. The Community College of Denver is no longer offering GED classes.

In the metro area, the organizations below are currently offering GED classes.

CCD is an official GED testing site, for hours and instructions visit our CCD Testing Center.

Student Financial Aid Advising & Scholarship Search

Our Educational Access Specialists will explain the financial aid process and assist you in completing the appropriate financial aid, scholarship, and loan applications. This includes information on the four student financial aid programs: grants, work-study, loans, and scholarships.

Apply Early!! The FAFSA application is available every October for the following school year. Make an appointment to start the process.

EOC Workshops and Digital Library

The EOC hosts workshops at our various sites across the metro area, as well as at the Auraria Campus in Denver. At Auraria, we partner with the CCD Resource Center, which also offers student workshops on an ongoing basis. Review the Student Success Workshop schedule. Workshop topics include digital literacy, career advising, educational financial literacy, scholarship searches, how to pick a major, and more.  We are excited to roll out our Digital Library, which allows any individual to access our content from anywhere.