College Access

  • Educational Opportunity Center The EOC has a team of advisors who are prepared to help adults investigate college level study opportunities. The EOC staff can assist you with locating schools and applying for admission and financial aid. The latest web technologies are available in our new office.

    Location and Contact:
    35 Mt Carmel Avenue
    Chicopee, MA 01013

  • Educational Talent Search ETS is a program designed to motivate eligible 9th through 12th grade students to complete high school and to continue their education at the college level. It is restricted to students attending targeted high schools.

  • GEAR-UP (Gaining Early Awareness & Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) promotes school-wide changes that boost college awareness among students and parents. The program serves the following schools in Springfield: Chestnut Accelerated Middle School, Duggan Middle School, Putnam Vocational Technical Academy and the Springfield Central High School. In Holyoke, the schools served are Peck School and Holyoke High School.