On SUNY campuses
throughout the state you will find Educational Opportunity Programs
(EOP) serving thousands of students. EOP is designed to admit
students who do not meet the traditional standards for admissions
but possess the desire, potential and talent to earn a college
degree. Students admitted through EOP must demonstrate both
financial and academic disadvantages.
At Oneonta, a student admitted through EOP/ACE receives individualized
attention and services throughout his/her college career. The
Oneonta staff provides academic advisement, counseling, academic
support services, instruction, leadership opportunities and help
with planning for life after Oneonta. EOP/ACE professionals take pride
in assisting students academically, professionally, socially, and
personally to become competitive and successful in a demanding and
Through unity of purpose, a diverse and
supportive environment will be created that challenges and
empowers students to excel academically and to be successful,
lifelong learners in a global society.
The mission of the Office of Special Programs at Oneonta is to provide leadership,
guidance, support, and services that present opportunities and
options encouraging and promoting holistic, individual
development for students and campus constituencies along with an
ongoing commitment to program advocacy.