The Educational Opportunity Student Support Services Program (EOP-SSS), an academic department of Marquette University, has assisted over 1,800 first-generation college students and students from low-income families obtain a college education since 1969. EOP-SSS graduates have established successful careers and become leaders in health, business, law, government, and other professions. We invite you to explore the EOP-SSS tradition of success through education.


What does EOP-SSS provide?






Email is the primary method of communication at Marquette University unless prohibited by law. In order to apply to EOP, you must have an email address that you have regular and easy access to.


How to Apply

Application Process

We are currently accepting applicants for the 2017 / 2018 school year. Our application has recently changed, so please be sure to read through it carefully.  We look forward to interviewing our new round of applicants!


Please complete Marquette University Application Process at



MU SSS Undergraduate Application Certification Page

MU SSS Undergraduate Application Certification signature page can be scanned and email to or fax to 414 288-1769.



Please provide the following: Latest year signed Federal Income Tax Return or other income documentation (Signed Parents’ Federal Income tax form (if dependent), signed student income tax form if applicable and documentation of nontaxable income such as food stamps, Medicaid, or SSI and include all case number(s)).Copies may be submitted, but be sure they are signed. The document to request tax transcript is located here. The signature page and tax documents can be turned in to the EOP Office (Coughlin Hall, 3rd floor) or you can email copies to or fax to 414 288-1769.


All students must file a 2016-17 FAFSA (summer) and a 2017-18 FAFSA.  2015 income tax return information will be used for both FAFSAs.  When filing, it is highly recommended that the IRS Data Retrieval Tool is used, if applicable.  



EOP-SSS Contact Information:

Educational Opportunity Program-SSS

Marquette University

P.O. Box 1881

Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881

Email Address:

Phone: (414) 288-7593

Fax: (414) 288-1769



NOTE: EOP Priority Deadline, EOP office by 4pm on Tuesday, November 1 2016. 


EOP-SSS application completion deadline Monday, November 21, 2016 by 4:30pm











































































































Educational Opportunity Program

EOP is an academic program that motivates and enables low-income and first generation students, whose parents do not have a baccalaureate degree, to enter and succeed in higher education. See all the programs that Educational Opportunity Programs include.