Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) will host a free workshop, Essentials of College Planning, for adults age 19 and over at the following locations and times:

• Rockland UMA Center, 91 Camden Street, on Monday, November 18, at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. and Monday, November 25, at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

• Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Avenue, Belfast, on Tuesday, November 19, at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. and Tuesday, November 26 at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Registration is required. To register, or for more information, call 800-281-3703 or visit

MEOC, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, assists qualified adult citizens of Maine in beginning or returning to college. GED/SAT preparation, college planning, referrals, advocacy, career advising, financial aid advising and admissions assistance are all provided at no cost by MEOC.