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2020 EOF Summer Program

2020 EOF Summer Program

What is the EOF Summer Program?

The EOF Program at Union County College is offering first time college students an expansive orientation to college. The goal of the Summer Program is to introduce first-time college students to the academic and social demands of college life, as well as prepare them for the transition into the Fall semester. We offer several options for participation. Students can participate in one or both three-week academic institutes or our condensed accelerated institute.

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR THE 2020 EOF SUMMER PROGRAM

EOF English Institute

July 6th – July 23rd

9:00am to 1:00pm

 

For students looking to improve their English placement scores and English course placement in the Fall 2020 semester. Students will receive coursework in English, receive in-class and post-class tutorial support and participate in the EOF 101 enrichment course, to assist in the transition of being a first-time full-time student. The EOF English Institute is a three-week program that will be offered on both the Cranford and Elizabeth campuses, with available tutoring and optional after class on and off campus activities and trips exclusively for EOF Summer Program students.

 

The 2020 EOF English Institute will run July 6th – July 23rd (no classes on Fridays). Please note that both the first and last day of the institute are extended day sessions (8:45pm to 4:30pm) on the Cranford campus.

EOF Math Institute

July 27th – August 13th

9:00am – 1:00pm

For students who want to improve their math skills or need a refresher in preparation for their college math course they will take in the Fall 2020 semester. Students will receive coursework in math, receive in-class and post class tutorial support and participate in the EOF 101 enrichment course, to assist in the transition of being a first-time full-time student. The EOF Math Institute is a three-week program that will be offered on both Cranford and Elizabeth campuses, with available tutoring and optional after class on and off campus activities and trips exclusively for EOF Summer Program students.

The 2020 EOF Math Institute will run July 27th – August 13th (no class on Fridays). Please note that both the first and last day of the institute are extended day sessions (8:45pm to 4:30pm) on the Cranford campus.

 

EOF Accelerated Institute

August 19th and 20th

8:45am to 4:30pm

Cranford Campus

 The EOF Accelerated Institute is an orientation to services provided and benefits of being an EOF students. Students will be well prepared for their first college semester while meeting and interacting with fellow EOF students and have a better understanding of their academic program, financial aid status and college policies and services.

Accelerated Institute Goals and Benefits…

    • Begin working with your dedicated EOF Advisor
    • Build lasting relationships with other EOF Scholars and Staff
    • Specialized workshops and events during and after Accelerated Institute
    • Community Building and Leadership Development
    • Gaining a better understanding of your career goals and aspirations
    • Final preparations for the Fall semester including fall schedule adjustments, financial aid completion assistance and major exploration and declarations
    • Access to EOF Support Services and EOF Activities
    • Priority consideration for available EOF academic year funding ( up to $600 a semester )

Eligibility Requirements  

  • Apply and be accepted to Union County College –click to apply
  • Complete the 2020-21 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Be a first-time college student
    • 2020 High School Graduate
    • Graduated High School prior to 2020, but never attended college
    • Earned a GED, but never attended college
  • Have been a legal New Jersey resident for at least one year and be eligible for NJ state aid
    • visit the New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) for more information
  • Meet the financial eligibility requirements for Academic Year 2019-20 as defined by the State of New Jersey
  • Have taken the Accuplacer Placement Test (if not exempt) and placed into ENG 096 or higher; or ESL placement level 5 or 6

 

EOF Summer 2020 Application

In order to be considered for an available EOF Summer Program session, all applicants must complete an EOF Application to verify financial and academic eligibility.  Below are the steps for completing the EOF Summer 2020 Application.

Complete the EOF Summer 2020 Application

After submitting the application, you will need to supply the following information*:

  1. Source(s) of Income for 2018 and 2017 of Parent and/or Student 
    • Please submit one of the following
      • 2018 and 2017 1040 Tax Return
        • Official IRS Tax Return Transcript for tax year 2018 and 2017
        • If income was not reported for 2018 or 2017, parent and /or student may be required to submit any of the following:
          • Yearly benefits total for 2018 and 2017(i.e. SSI, Welfare, Disability, Unemployment, etc.)
          • Proof of non-filing of 2018 and 2017 Tax Return from IRS
        • See steps above for ordering a tax return transcript

2.  2020-21 Student Aid Report (SAR)

    • Can be printed from www.fafsa.gov approximately one week after submission of FAFSA
  1. Minimum one page typed essay on the following topic:                                                      

“Describe a significant challenge you have faced and the steps you took to address it.”

3.  Unofficial High School Transcript

4.  Copy of most recent marking period grades

 

Important Notes…

  • Space is limited. Applicants will not be considered until submission of all requested documents.
  • Upon submission of all requested documents, your application will be reviewed by a committee for interview consideration.
  • If selected for an interview, you will be called or emailed for an interview with an EOF Advisor.
  • If you have any questions, please call the EOF Office at (908) 709-7088.

 

* additional information may be requested to determine eligibility