HEOP - Application Process
Opportunity Programs

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

Application Process

PLEASE NOTE: The 2017 application deadline will be February 1, 2017.


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
  • Submit two letters of recommendation
  • Complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) in list Utica College

    All above information must be forwarded to:

    Utica College Office of Admissions
    1600 Burrstone Road
    Utica, NY 13502
If selected to complete financial verification, students will be contacted by the Opportunity Programs Office. Additional documentation may be required. Please do not submit documentation unless first contact by our office. A list of the specific documentation required for the process can be found under Eligibility Requirements section of this web page.

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.


John D. Ossowski, M.S., M.S.W.
Director, Opportunity Programs

(315) 792-3216
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502