Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) will host the 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 Mondays, December 2 and 9, at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

• Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Avenue, on Tuesdays, December 3 and 10, 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 by MEOC at no cost.