SAS EOF Mission
As a state funded program, SAS EOF provides students with a network of academic, financial, personal, and professional support services that are essential for success in college.
The School of Arts and Sciences EOF Program is the largest EOF Program in the state of New Jersey, with a first-year class of approximately 300 students and about 1300 total students.
EOPSA acts as the official representative of the EOF student body for the Rutgers University-New Brunswick campus on a University-wide and state-wide level, fosters diversity and multiculturalism. The organization serves as a legislative advocacy group, provides leadership opportunities and cultivates academic enhancement. EOPSA consists of the following Committees: Legislative Affairs, University Affairs, Academic Affairs, and Community Affairs. These Committees focus on specific areas concerning the EOPSA and the EOF Program at Rutgers-New Brunswick School of Arts and Sciences in an effort to strategically and efficiently carry out the roles and responsibilities of the EOPSA. EOPSA is the Rutgers University SAS chapter of AESNJ. For further information, contact Mr. Julio Angel Garcia.
The Epsilon Mu Chapter,chartered in 2008, strives to honor , promote and encourage all student participating in the SAS EOF Program to strive for academic excellence. Eligible students apply and participation in community service and civic leadership activities is strongly encouraged for members.For further information, contact Mr. Julio Angel Garcia.
A.E.S.N.J. leadership is a community of New Jersey college students enrolled in the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education's campus based Educational Opportunity Fund Programs. The mission of A.E.S.N.J. is the development of strategies and programs which strengthen the social, political, economic, intellectual, and spiritual welfare of EOF students operating under the guidance and direction of the Educational Opportunity Fund Professional Association of New Jersey (EOFPANJ). EOFPANJ is a non-profit corporation comprised of professional staff--including directors, administrators, educators, and counselors from some 56 undergraduate college and university programs throughout the state.Source: http://eofpanj.org/aesnj
Enhances the political awareness of students at Rutgers University. Exposes students to a variety of political ideologies and, through active learning, develop their own perspective about current issues.For further information, contact Angela Moody Robinson.
The Black Men's Collective- Serves to increase the interaction and dialogue among black male undergraduates, staff and faculty, utilizing forums on social, academic and political issues. Seeks to address the issues and concerns impacting the recruitment, retention and graduation of black males at Rutgers University.For further information, contact Eliezer Marcellus.
Rutgers Bonner Leaders Program
The Rutgers Bonner Leaders Program is a collaborative initiative involving the Rutgers' Civic Engagement and Service Education Partnerships Program (CESEP) and the SAS/RBS/MGSA EOF Program. CESEP which coordinates the Rutgers Bonner Leaders Program offers students committed to service the opportunity to develop leadership and civic engagement skills while building capacity for community organizations through a commitment to long-term service. The program utilizes a team-based approach where students tackle issues such as poverty, the environment , community development and education. To qualify students must have a 2.5 GPA, be eligible for Federal Work Study and show a dedication to service. Rutgers Bonner Leader students must perform 300 hours of service per year, attend bi-weekly training sessions, attend an overnight orientation session, and three days of service. Bonner Leader students are eligible to receive two Americorp Awards up to $3,300.For further information, click here or contact Dean Wally Torian.
EOF students are eligible to apply for Resident Mentor Positions held during the Summer Institute. Further Information and applications can be found here.EOF students eligible for Federal Workstudy may also apply for office support positions at our Locations.