Center for Educational Opportunity / CeO / formerly Trio Student Support Services
Phone (608) 265-5106 -- Center for Educational Opportunity
Hours Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
16 Ingraham Hall
1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706-3703
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 houses the federally-funded program TRiO Student Support Services.
CeO's mission is to provide a supportive learning community which fosters an equal opportunity for success in higher education. It is a campus-wide undergraduate program open to students from various disciplines, and works with around 500 undergraduate students.
CeO provides a number of useful services such as academic coaching, mentoring, academic and career advising, as well as a structured first and second year experience for students.