Update on Free College Program

Program Update: January 27, 2023 

Eastern Gateway Community College and Central State University are enrolling students for the Spring 2023 term. We are awaiting further guidance from the Department of Education for future terms. Students should work directly with their school to determine their enrollment options. 

Eastern Gateway Community College 

  • Admissions counselors: 1-833-465-2505, select option 1. 
  • Financial aid help desk at 1-833-465-2505, select option 2. 
  • Additional information can also be found in EGCC's recent press release

Central State University – UPDATE  

Beginning Summer of 2023, new and returning Union students may enroll in Central State University’s Global program. This is not a free program, but CSU is committed to providing students with low-cost and debt-free options to complete their college studies through a combination of need-based and merit-based awards. More information and details on how to apply coming soon. 

Please continue to check this web page periodically for updates on the college benefit.