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University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (Educational Opportunity Center)

  • Rita Luswata-Muwonge
  • Director
  • (414) 229-2917

Program Description

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Educational Opportunity Center (EOC)is one of the seven federally funded educational opportunity outreach TRIO programs sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to promote postsecondary education to underrepresented populations on college campuses. EOC is designed and dedicated to motivating and assisting low-income, first-generation college, and disabled Milwaukee County adults to further their education beyond the secondary level and earn a college degree.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Mentoring
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants


Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 0
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 1000

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk


  • Between 50% and 75%

Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee