Students accepted into the EOF program receive much more than just financial support.
All EOF students are eligible to receive a wide array of services designed to help them be successful in their educational journey, including:
The counselors in the EOF Department are highly trained professionals dedicated to supporting student development and student success through a comprehensive range of services. All EOF students are assigned a counselor who is available to assist the student from enrollment through graduation at Bergen Community College.
- Pre-Freshman Summer Program
The EOF Pre-Freshman Summer Program is a state funded program offered to first-time college students entering the EOF Program at Bergen Community College. It is an intensive pre-college preparatory academic program designed to give first-time, full-time, college students a head start on their college career. The summer program runs for 6 weeks. There is no cost associated in attending this program as books for the summer program, lunch vouchers and a weekly travel stipend are included.
- EOF Workshops
The EOF program offers workshops on topics pertinent to student life such as Study Skills, Time Management, Test Taking Strategies, Effective Communication, and more. Workshops are offered to enhance the quality of a students’ college life. All EOF students are required to attend workshops.
- Summer Grant Program
The Educational Opportunity Fund program offers a summer grant for spring semester funded EOF students who qualify under specific eligibility criteria. The EOF summer grant depends on funding availability as provided by the state.
EOF students can benefit greatly from the special privilege of permanent appointments that schedule tutorial sessions with a set tutor and subject that will remain consistent for the entire semester. Permanent tutoring must be approved by your EOF Counselor.