Educational Opportunity Fund Program

Preparing our students for college completion, transfer to four-year colleges, workforce entry, and responsible citizenship.


Program Office Location:

CAR Building | First Floor, Suite 105 | 765 Newman Springs Road | Lincroft, NJ 07738

Telephone:  (732) 224-2510 | Fax:  (732) 224-1969

EOF: Our State’s Premier College Access and Student Support Service Program

The Educational Opportunity Fund, commonly referred to as EOF, is a state-funded college access and student support service program, hosted and financially supported by New Jersey’s colleges and universities, both public and private, two-year and four-year. All program students are low-income and often the first in their families to attend college and referred to as first generation.

Students admitted to the EOF program must meet both academic and financial eligibility requirements. Their admission is based on evidence of promise and potential to succeed at the college level with the support of the partnership established by the EOF program and the college it resides at.

Over 12,000 students are enrolled in EOF programs across the state and its graduates are educators, business owners, health care professionals, public officials, social service providers, and more. They work in non-profits, educational, business, and our government sectors.

Since 1968, over 40,000 college graduates have earned their certificates, associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate, and professional degrees with the support of the Educational Opportunity Fund.

The Brookdale EOF Advantage

Program Admission, Financial Support & Student Success Services

Students selected for admission to our program are highly motivated, goal-oriented, and committed to full-time study as they pursue their educational and career-related goals. The completion of our application process is required for pursuing admission. Financial support covering college costs combined with our student success services and the academic and student life programs available at the college serve as the building blocks for a bright and successful future!

Our students are encouraged to work hard in working towards their goals – and this includes making a commitment to active participation in program services, striving to excel in the classroom, and devoting time where possible to exercising social responsibility as active and involved citizens.

Spring 2019 – Term Announcements and Updates


Have you completed the EOF Enrollment Activation Form for the 2018-2019 school year?  CLICK HERE to submit your form online ASAP.  The information you provide will help us determine how best we may support your school-year goals!  Don’t forget to schedule an appointment to meet with your assigned EOF Student Success Coach – Mrs. Carla Vanzant & Dr. Fidel Wilson look forward to working with you!  Contact the EOF Office at 732.224.2510 to schedule your Check-Up Appointment!


We’re back with new workshops to help you complete your 2019-2020 FAFSA!  CLICK HERE to reserve your seat at one of our FREE workshops.  Our first workshops will be held on Thursday, January 31, 2019:  one will be held during College Hour (11:45 a.m.), and the other will start promptly at 5:30 p.m.!  Both workshops scheduled on 1/31/19 will be held in Larrison Hall, Room 205.  Download and print the flyer with the full workshop schedule and locations hereNOTE:  the EOF Office’s deadline to submit your FAFSA is Monday, April 1, 2019.


EOF-CRWRKPS:  Our EOF Student Success Coaches – Mrs. Vanzant and Dr. Wilson – are geared up as instructors for the EOF Career & Workplace Success Seminar.  The ten (10) session seminar offers our first-year students the opportunity to identify educational pathways and career options of interest to them, while learning about and applying skills needed as a primer for successful work entry and career advancement.  Meet people successful in their professions who can provide success tips, explore work/life issues, and develop your roadmap for your future success!  NOTE:  This is a Pass/No Credit seminar with NO TUITION & FEES to pay!

REGISTER NOW by using WebAdvisor or stop by One Stop in the CAR Building to add this to your schedule.  There are four (4) sections available only at the Lincroft campus.  Act fast – as of 1/4/19, only fourteen (14) seats are available!

EOF-TUTR (Math Supervised Study):  All first-year students enrolled in MATH 011, 012, 015, 021 & 025 sections held in Lincroft or at the Neptune or Long Branch Higher Education Centers should be registered for this support service.  If you have not enrolled in EOF-TUTR, please use WebAdvisor or stop by One Stop in the CAR Building to add this to your schedule.  There are five (5) sections currently available.


Are you enrolled in a spring college-level math course?  Is math one of your more difficult subjects?  Start the Spring 2019 term with our EOF Math Learning Assistant, Mr. Thomas Roe, on your side!  He can meet with you in one-to-one weekly sessions to ensure you are staying on track with your math studies.  To register, CLICK HERE to complete the registration form.  Please contact Ms. Eunice Clark at with questions.


We are excited to launch our Spring 2019 series of Brown Bag Workshops!  To register for any of the scheduled workshops, CLICK HERE to reserve your seat online.  EOF students will earn LEVEL UP! points for attending at least two (2) Brown Bag Workshops in the semester.  Please contact Ms. Eunice Clark at with questions.


EOFSA will have their spring semester meetings on the following days:

  • Thursday, 2/7:  11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
  • Thursday, 2/28:  11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
  • Thursday, 3/28:  11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
  • Thursday, 4/11:  11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
  • Thursday, 5/2:  11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

All EOFSA meetings will be held in the Molly Pitcher Room (SLC 104).


The Delta Alpha Chapter of Chi Alpha Epsilon National Honor Society will hold its Spring 2019 Induction Ceremony on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, beginning promptly at 11:00 a.m.  Eligible EOF students will receive an invitation letter by mail.  (CLICK HERE to download and print a flyer with the eligibility requirements.)  The induction ceremony application is due in the EOF Office by Monday, February 11, 2019.  Please contact Ms. Danielle Jones, Chapter Advisor, at with any questions in regards to the Honor Society.


Keep an eye out for our upcoming Spring 2019 events!

  • Civic Engagement Service Opportunity Schedule
  • SAVE THE DATE:  Spring 2019 Student Success Conference (March 2019)

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