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Services provided by the Commonwealth Educational Opportunity Center include:

Educational Information

  • We serve as a clearinghouse for information on all postsecondary institutions.
  • We provide a reference library of academic, career planning and financial aid information.
  • Directories for community and technical colleges, trade schools and four-year institutions are available for your use.


Application Assistance

  • We assist you with completing postsecondary school admissions applications.
  • We assist you with completing financial aid applications.
  • We assist you with completing your financial aid application using FAFSA on the Web.


Financial Aid Information

  • Information on federal and state financial aid programs
  • Veterans' and active military (and their families) education benefits
  • State and local scholarship programs
  • Scholarship sources for minorities, women, handicapped and other groups


Career Counseling

  • We can help you plan your career.
  • We administer interest and career exploration questionnaires.


Academic Advising

  • We assist you with planning your college major and class selection.



  • We provide small-group workshops on study skills, financial aid, career decision-making, computer literacy and many other topics.


Referral Services

  • We arrange for free tutoring for classes when needed.
  • We serve as a resource to participants for referral to other community agencies for services CEOC is unable to provide.

Morehead (main office)

Commonwealth Educational Opportunity Center 
214 Education Services Bldg.

627 E. Main Street

Morehead, KY 40351

606-783-2063 or 800-333-3621


Tom Rowland, Project Director

Nicole Howard, Trio Program Specialist I

Veronica Thompson, Trio Program Specialist I

Ashland  (MSU at Ashland)

1400 College Drive, Room 288B 

Ashland, KY 41101

Phone: 606-327-5690 or 800-648-5370

Fax: 606-324-4171

Contact: Dean Crawford, Counseling Coordinator

Corbin (Knox County Area Technology Center)

310 Wall Street

Barbourville, KY  40906

Phone: 606-528-0551

Fax: 606-528-0655 

Contact: Sharee St. Louis Smith, College Access Counselor

Hazard (Hazard Community College)

One Community College Drive

Hazard, KY 41701

Phone:  606-487-3190 or 800-246-7521 

Fax: 606-439-2988

Contact: Cassandra Sexton, College Access Counselor

West Liberty

155 University Drive

P.O. Box 190

West Liberty, KY  41653

Phone:  606-743-1500 or 800-648-5371

Fax: 606-743-1551

Contact: Rhonda Sloan, College Access Counselor

Middlesboro (Southeast Community College)

1300 Chichester Avenue, Room 319

Middlesboro, KY  40965

Phone: 606-248-0177

Fax: 606-242-3072

Contact: Holly Evans, College Access Counselor

Mt. Sterling (MSU at Mt. Sterling/Clay Community Center)

3400 Indian Mound Drive

Mt. Sterling, KY 40353

Phone:  859-499-0780 or 866-870-0809?

Fax: 859-499-0760

Contact: Sherrie Chapman, Counseling Coordinator

Pikeville (Northpoint Academy)

5279 North Mayo Trail 

Pikeville, Kentucky 41501

606-433-0181, ext. 115  

Contact: Bob Ford, College Access Counselor

Prestonsburg (MSU at Prestonsburg)

6 Bert T. Combs Drive

P.O. Box 1776

Prestonsburg, KY 41653?

Phone: 606-886-2405 or 800-648-5372?

Fax: 606-886-2510

Contact: Tammy Castle, Lead Counselor


601 Jefferson Ave. Rm 218

Jackson, KY 41339

Phone: 606-666-7521

Fax: 606-666-8496

Contact: Cassandra Sexton, College Access Counselor