The Center for Educational Opportunity (CeO) is a federally- and state-funded center that provides academic and ancillary support to students who are the first-generation in their family to come to college, students from economically vulnerable families, or students with disabilities. CeO often holds events at the Multicultural Student Center and has weekly tutoring in our social justice resource center. Learn more about how our campus partner can help you!
CeO is a campus-wide undergraduate program open to around 500 students from various disciplines. CeO’s mission is to provide a supportive learning community which fosters an equal opportunity for success in higher education.
You can apply for CeO at anytime in your academic career!
If you apply and are accepted you can receive the following services:
- Academic advising
- Academic coaching
- Study abroad advising
- Graduate School and Professional School Advising
- Assistance with Financial Aid, Housing, and Other University Services
- ….and more! Click here for the full overview of services.
Eligibility Requirements (you must meet at least 1)
- First-generation college students (the parent(s) with whom the student resides did not complete a four-year degree)
- Students whose families meet federal income guidelines*
- Students with documented disabilities
Contact CeO: Center for Educational Opportunity
1155 Observatory Drive, 16 Ingraham Hall
Phone: (608) 265-5106
Reach them on Facebook at UW-Madison CeO Program
If you have questions about CeO, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org.