TRIO EOC is one of 8 federal TRIO programs. TRIO Programs (TRIO) are Federal outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. TRIO EOC provides counseling and information on college admissions to qualified adults who want to enter or continue a program of postsecondary education. An important objective of the EOC is to counsel participants on financial aid options, including basic financial planning skills, and to assist in the application process. The goal of the EOC program is to increase the number of adult participants who enroll in postsecondary education institutions.