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2018 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.

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR THE 2018 EOF SUMMER PROGRAM

 

EOF Math Institute

For students who want to improve their math skills or need a refresher in math in preparation for their college math course they will take in the Fall. 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 two week program that will be offered on both the Cranford and Elizabeth campuses. Please note that both the first and last day of the institute are extended day sessions. The 2018 EOF Math Institute will run July 16th-July 26th (no class Friday, July 20th).

EOF English Institute

For students looking to improve their English placement scores and English course placement in the Fall 2018 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 two and a half week program that will be offered on both the Cranford and Elizabeth  with available tutoring and optional activities and events after class. Please note that both the first and last day of the institute are extended day sessions. The 2018 EOF English Institute will run August 6th-August 22nd ( no classes on Fridays ).

Eligibility Requirements  

  • Apply and be accepted to Union County College –click to apply
  • Complete the 2018-19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – fafsa.gov
  • Be a first-time college student
    • 2018 High School Graduate
    • Graduated High School prior to 2018 but never attended college
    • Earned a GED but never attended college
  • Have been a legal New Jersey resident for at least one year
  • Meet the financial eligibility requirements for Academic Year 2018-19 as defined by the State of New Jersey
  • Have taken the Accuplacer Placement Test and placed into ENG 096 or higher; or  ESL placement level 5 or 6

EOF Summer 2018 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 2018 Application.

Complete the EOF Summer 2018 Application

After submitting the Application you will need to supply the following information:

1. Source(s) of Income for 2016* of Parent and/or Student 

    • If income was not reported for 2016, parent and /or student may be required to submit any of the following:
      • Yearly benefits total for 2016 (i.e. SSI, Welfare, Disability, Unemployment, etc.)
      • Proof of non-filing of 2016 Tax Return from IRS
        • See steps above for ordering a tax return transcript

2. 2018-19 Student Aid Report (SAR)

    • Can be printed from www.fafsa.gov approximately one week after submission of FAFSA

3. Minimum one page typed essay on the following topic:“Describe a significant challenge you have faced and the steps you took to address it.”

4. Unoffical High School Transcripts

5. Copy of most recent marking period grades

6. Professional letter of reference (optional)

 

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.