Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) will be hosting “Essentials of College Planning,” free workshops for those 19 and over. MEOC, based at University of Maine, helps qualified adults make the transition towards a college education. The “Essentials” workshop, about 2-1/2 hours long, is the starting point for all MEOC participants; it covers admissions, financial aid, career planning and study skills.

Locations and times of upcoming workshops are:

• University College Rockland, 91 Camden Street, at 9 a.m. on Monday, March 13, 20 and 27

• University College Rockland at noon on Monday, March 13 and 27

• Hutchinson Center in Belfast at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, March 14 and 28 

Pre-registration is required. All workshops are subject to change. For more information or to register, call 800-281-3703.