HEOP - Application Process

The Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP)

Application Process

NOTE: Application deadline is March 1, 2016.


All applicants must adhere to the following procedures before a final decision can be made:
  • Complete the Utica College Application for Admission, which can be obtained from Utica College’s Office of Admissions or online LINK http://www.utica.edu/apply
  • Mark HEOP on the admissions application where appropriate.
  • Submit an official HS transcript or a copy of GED scores.
  • Submit SAT or ACT test scores.

    All above information must be forwarded to:

    Utica College Office of Admissions
    1600 Burrstone Road
    Utica, NY 13502

Additional information needed:

  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Personal interview by HEOP staff an arranged at mutual convenience. Accommodations will be made for those living outside the Central New York area.
  • Completed FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
  • Documentation of income for previous calendar year (signed copy of 1040 income tax form or proof of Social Services, Social Security, Veterans, Unemployment and/or Disability benefits) http://www.utica.edu/finance/sfs/forms.cfm
  • Utica College Income Verification Form http://www.utica.edu/finance/sfs/forms.cfm

    Additional information must be forwarded to:

    Opportunity Programs
    1600 Burrstone Road
    Utica, NY 13502

Transfer Students

Transfer students must submit an official college transcript(s) and a transfer application which verifies EOP, HEOP, SEEK or College Discovery participation at a previous institution and a 3-part Transfer form from your previous institution.


Johnni F. Mahdi
Director of Opportunity Programs

(315) 792-3209
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502