Free College Planning for Adults


Community Happenings
May 23, 2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Maine Educational Opportunity Center hosts free individualized sessions, Essentials of College Planning, for adults 19 and older who are looking for a new career or returning to higher education.

In-person sessions will be held at UMaine Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Ave., Belfast, on Monday, May 9, at 10 and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., with Financial Aid at 10 & 11 a.m., Career Exploration at 1 p.m.; and Monday, May 23, at 10 and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., with Financial Aid at 10 and 11 a.m., and Essentials of College Planning at 1 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 http://meoc.maine.edu.

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!