Discuss financial aid or school applications, career exploration, GED referrals, or English-as-as-second-language referrals with TRIO Educational Opportunity Center advisor Melody Lawrence.
There are many paths you can take, whether you are interested in a career and technical education (CTE) certification program, a community college program (e.g., associate degree), or a four-year bachelor's degree. We can provide you with the resources and knowledge necessary to pursue the educational and career goals at the school of your choice. All of our services are free.
Contact TRIO Educational Opportunity Center advisor Melody Lawrence for an appointment time, or stop by on Tuesday afternoons for a drop-in appointment. Zoom appointments are also available. Call 785-864-3325 for services from TRIO EOC for Douglas & Shawnee County.
TRIO Educational Opportunity Centers - Douglas, Shawnee and Wyandotte Counties provides the following free one-on-one services to adults 19 and older in Douglas, Shawnee, and Wyandotte counties. We also work with high school seniors who do not have a TRIO Talent Search program in their school.
FAFSA Assistance (our most requested service)
Complete High School Diploma/GED
Financial Aid Options
More information about FAFSA Assistance
To understand your financial aid options, the first step is to fill out your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). This form is used by federal, state, and local entities to determine your financial aid package. Educational Opportunity Centers assist students in completing this form.TRIO EOC provides free assistance in-person or via Zoom to help you complete and submit your FAFSA application accurately. Our academic advisor will explain and summarize your FAFSA results and answer any questions.
KU TRIO EOC is a University of Kansas project funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
AGE GROUP: | Teens (6th - 12th Grade) | Adults |
EVENT TYPE: | Consumer Information & Legal | Business/Jobs/Career |
|Mon, Mar 27||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Tue, Mar 28||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Wed, Mar 29||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Thu, Mar 30||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Fri, Mar 31||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Sat, Apr 01||9:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Sun, Apr 02||12:00PM to 9:00PM|
Our mission is sparking curiosity and connecting our community through literacy and learning. The library features the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery, the Millennium Café, Chandler Booktique (bookstore and gift shop), free meeting rooms, computer training and free Wi-Fi access. The library has a collection of more than 414,000 books and serves more than 81,000 registered borrowers. Bookmobiles make 23 stops Monday-Saturday across Shawnee County. The website tscpl.org serves customers’ needs 24/7. The library offers state-of-the art technology, youth programs that encourage learning and reading, adult learning programs, online learning tools, events, and reference and research tools.