About the EOC

The University at Buffalo's Educational Opportunity Center (UBEOC) is leading the way in providing urban communities with TUITION-FREE innovative academic programs leading to higher education, and workforce development training programs leading to gainful employment.


Graduation:May 20th 2015

May, 2015: 2014 UB Commencement Ceremony

On May 20, 2015 the University at Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center will hold its annual Commencement Ceremony for our students. This will be an exciting time for our students to celebrate their academic achievements during the year as they as walk across the stage and graduate and complete their UBEOC program. It will also be a time for the families of our students to join them as they celebrate what they have accomplished. The event will be held at 7pm at Slee Hall on the University at Buffalo's North Campus. Those interested in viewing the 2013 UB Educational Opportunity Commencement ceremony can find it on Youtube.

February - April, 2015: Free Tax Preparation Services at UBEOC

The University at Buffalo EOC is now providing free tax preparation assistance moderate-to-low income individuals and families of the Buffalo and surrounding area. EOC administers the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program for those whose 2014 annual income is $53,000 or below. The program runs from January 6th through April 15th and is available Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays for walk-ins from 4-8pm, and Wednesdays 10am-2pm by appointment. VITA also is available (on Saturdays) February 14th, March 14th and April 11th from 10am-2pm for walk-ins. For an appointment call 211 and for more information contact the program at 645-1865. The call is free, the help is free.



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