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"Providing Hope and Opportunity."

Contact Us
Educational Opportunity Center
Midlands Technical College
P.O. Box 2408, Columbia, SC 29202
Phone: (803) 822-3749



Continuing Education Program Assistance
EOC assists individuals who would like to pursue a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) with locating continuing education programs for academic preparation and testing.

EOC guides individuals in applying to the school of their choice and understanding the college enrollment process. We also provide educational workshops to prepare participants for a successful post secondary educational experience.

Financial Aid
EOC provides information on financial aid options and assists individuals in locating and applying for federal, state, institutional, and private aid, including the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Information is also provided on the full range of Federal student financial aid programs and benefits including Federal Pell Grant awards and loan forgiveness.

Financial and Economic Literacy
EOC refers individuals to services and resources that help provide financial education and smart decision-making for students or the students' parents.

The EOC staff is available to speak to local community agencies, non-profits, organizations, and churches. Please contact the EOC Office, 803-822-3749.



Disclaimer: Although the EOC staff is employed by Midlands Technical College, they do not recruit participants for the College. As an EOC participant, you can receive assistance in applying to any continuing education program, college, and/or university.