Free College Financial Aid Application Assistance for Adults

Community Happenings
Jan 25, 2022
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Maine Educational Opportunity Center hosts free individualized sessions, offering assistance with financial aid applications for college, for adults 19 and older who are looking for a new career or returning to higher education.

Virtual financial aid workshops are being held on Thursdays, Jan. 6 and 13, at 3 p.m.; Tuesday, Jan. 25, at 9 and 11 a.m.; and Monday, Jan. 31, at 2 and 4 p.m.

In-person sessions are being held at Rockland UMA Center on Thursdays, Jan. 6 and 13, at 3 p.m.

The individualized session lasts approximately an hour. To preregister, contact Karen Keim, 581-3704.

All services provided by MEOC are free of cost. If these times don’t fit your schedule, contact MEOC to explore your options. All sessions are subject to change. For more information, call 1-800-281-3703 or visit

MEOC is funded entirely by the U.S. Department of Education. The program helps qualified adults make the transition toward a new career and relevant educational credentials. We provide individualized assistance in career planning, stackable credentials, completion of FAFSA, rehabilitation of defaulted loans, and finding the appropriate funding for your education.

What we do:

• Career advising

• College planning

• Advocacy

• Matching participants to funding sources

• Applying for Financial aid

• Assisting in college application completion

• Application fee waivers for qualified adults

• Scholarship application completion, and

• Help you develop a plan for your new future!