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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

Shirley Gamble, Trio Office Manager

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

Contact: Matthew Donovan, TRiO Academic Coordinator

Corbin (Knox County Area Technology Center)

310 Wall Street

Barbourville, KY  40906

Phone: 606-528-0551

Contact: Sharee St. Louis Smith, College Access Coordinator

Hazard (Hazard Community College)

One Community College Drive

Hazard, KY 41701

Phone:  606-487-3190 or 800-246-7521 

Contact: Ron Brunty, TRiO Academic Coordinator

West Liberty

155 University Drive

P.O. Box 190

West Liberty, KY  41653

Phone:  606-743-1500 or 800-648-5371

Contact: Rhonda Sloan, College Access Coordinator


164 Ball Park Rd.
Harlan, KY 40831

Phone: 606-248-0177

Contact: Chris Simpson, College Access Coordinator

Mt. Sterling 

3400 Indian Mound Drive

Mt. Sterling, KY 40353

Phone:  859-776-0277 or 866-870-0809

Contact: Sherrie Chapman, TRiO Academic Coordinator


5279 North Mayo Trail 

Pikeville, Kentucky 41501


Contact: Heather Quinn, TRiO Academic Coordinator

Prestonsburg (MSU at Prestonsburg)

6 Bert T. Combs Drive

P.O. Box 1776

Prestonsburg, KY 41653

Phone: 606-783-9225 or 800-648-5372

Contact:  Dawonna Prater, TRiO Academic Coordinator.


601 Jefferson Ave. Rm 218

Jackson, KY 41339

Phone: 606-666-7521

Contact:  Ron Brunty, TRiO Academic Coordinator