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Residency Eligibility: No NYS residency time length is required for our vocational and academic program admissions

New York State residency requirements. There are no residency time lenght requirements to be admitted to the LIEOC. Any one of the following documents that were issued in your name can be use as proof of NYS resideny to include a NYS immigration C-11 status Card: New York State DMV Identification (driver’s license, learner’s permit, or non-driver’s ID New York State Benefit card New York State Voter Registration card New York State Vehicle Registration New York State Apartment Lease New York Residential (Shelter) Program letter Postmarked mail with your name and your New York address Bank Statement including your name and your New York address US-issued refugee documentation with the applicant's name and a New York address (I97 Letter or I 797 application papers sent to you) New York City- or New York State-issued temporary status card or letter with name of the applicant New York City ID card was issued in applicant's name If you live in New York but don't have any of these documents, you'll speak with a counselor to explore other options for proving New York residency.

Covid Vaccination Requirements for CNA Students / Spring 2024 Semester

All CNA applicants must have the following: -Covid vaccination and at least one booster -Flu vaccination (except for summer). -All 'childhood' vaccinations have to be up to date.

Financial Eligibility

Proof of 2022 Income (All that Apply): Department of Labor ID card or letter 2022 Federal Tax Return (1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ). IRS Form 4506-T – filed by applicant or family with the IRS Copy of IRS Letter 1722 indicating that student or parents who claim student did not file a return. HRA Cash Assistance – Current Budget letter 2022 SSA/SSI Documentation – Social Security Award letter for current year 2022 Veterans Administration Disability Benefits letter Unemployment, Pension, Annuity Benefits or Workers Compensation letter for 2022 Child Support or Alimony payment stubs for 2022. (Court ordered or affidavit) Residential (Shelter) Program Letter 2022 An I97 or I797 acknowledgment letter US Work Authorization Card with anyone of the following statuses: A12, A25, C08, C11

Age Eligibility

LIEOC serves adult learners (aged 18 and older), but age requirements may vary. Some programs may be available for younger individuals. An interview with a counselor will be required. The LIEOC is designed to assist individuals who may not have completed high school or need additional support for academic success. As such, specific educational background requirements may be flexible. See an admission counselor for more information.


If the program selected requires the student to present a HS diploma or GED a copy or HS transcript needs to be presented during the initial intake session with the admissions representative. Applicants need to provide documentation for proof of identity, proof of income, and, if applicable, proof of public assistance or if the applicant is currently living with a significant other or legal guarding, who is providing financial support, a support statement letter will be required. If the applicant just arrived in NY under a refugee program, the applicant would have to demonstrate official documentation from the Department of State / Immigration department. If you do not have any of these documents please visit us and see a counselor

Academic Eligibility

Placement test, High School Diploma or GED, when applying for an academic program that requires the applicant to possess one. ESl classes do not require proof of HS verification. Applicants that had earned more than 32 College Credits from an accredited Higher Education institution do not qualify for EOC program admission.

Placement Testing

The LIEOC assesses the academic skills of incoming students by facilitating a placement test in reading, writing, and math. The test will be administered to determine the appropriate level of instruction. Furthermore, in some instances applicants may be required to participate in an interview or attend an information session to discuss their educational goals and assess the suitability of EOC programs for their needs.

Online and In-person Classes / Times and Days

DefaulDaytime classes: Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 Am to 1:10 Pm. Evening Classes: 6:00 Pm to 9:30 Pm Online Classes: Provide flexibility in terms of schedule. Students can access materials and lectures at their convenience, or be by their computer at the time and day of your class allowing for better work-life balance. In-Person Classes: Follow a set schedule with specific class times, providing a more structured routine.t Answer

What is my student Email address and how do I obtain it

All Long Island EOC students must have an EOC email address. If you are a new student, you will be getting an email from a GOOGLEWORKSPACE address. When you see this email, you must open it right away and follow the directions to set up your official EOC email address. The email from GOOGLEWORKSPACE will be sent to you in the next few days, so please watch for it! Once the email is sent to you, you will have just 48 hours (two days) to set up your new email address. As soon as the GOOGLEWORKSPACE email is sent to you, all official EOC class information will be set to your new @lieoc.farmingdale.edu email address. You will no longer receive EOC information in your personal email.

I have trouble accessing my Online Class for the first time and I need to set up my account

Once you have clicked on the Online Class Access link on the front page of our website, click the [ Network Login ] link On the next screen select UCAWD on the dropdown menus as your campus and click login Enter your user ID. your User ID was sent to you via e-mail and it is on your class schedule. Enter your generic password. Your generic password can be found on your class schedule. Now you will be asked to reset your password. Type your current generic password and then create a new password and verify it. Now You will be asked by the system to secure your account by proceeding to implement a double layer of authentication "MFA". Please follow all the instructions on that page since there is more than one way to do it. After you manage to secure your account you will gain access to your Brightspace virtual classroom Interface Now you will see a hyperlink with the Long Island EOC Title. Click on it to access your class Graphical Interface. Now you should see your class module. click on it to access your class. Once you are on your Brightspace virtual classroom interface module, look for the announcement area and look for the video link that was posted by your instructor. NOTE: You only have to do this the first time you access your Brightspace classroom. NOTE: You can use this same access page to keep accessing your virtual classroom.

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