1. People are crazy not to take advantage of union free college. It’s made such a huge difference in my life!

    When Steubenville, Oh. firefighter Terry Thompson told his granddaughter Alexis about union free college, she was trying to figure out how to pay for the 4-year degree she needed to become a pre-school teacher. Two years later, Alexis completed all of her university prerequisites graduating from Eas…Read More

    Alexis Thompson
  2. I can only take one class at a time since I work full time

    Unfortunately, I can only take one class at a time since I work full time, but I’m on class 7 or 8 right now. So my 2-year program will likely go for 3+ years. I never really liked school and struggled a lot. I still have a hard time, but it’s a great feeling of accomplishment when I finish a cl…Read More

    Dawn Duval
  3. E.G.C.C. degree programs are in fact FREE.

    I graduated in May 2017 with an Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice with Police Academy Option.  Approximately 35-40 members or family members of the Fraternal Order of Police were in this first graduating class from Eastern Gateway Community College.  I have had the distinct pleasure…Read More

    Darrel Ball
  4. The most diligent and helpful advisor to my wife and I throughout the enrollment process!

    I would like to take a moment to commend Veronica Jackson for being the most diligent and helpful advisor to my wife and I throughout the enrollment process. We faced quite a few hiccups while trying to register my wife for the upcoming Fall semester. She just migrated to the United States last year…Read More

    Clayton J. McIntyre
  5. I discovered it wasn’t too scary, it wasn’t too hard and I’m not too old to learn

    My first semester went great! I have a 4.0 GPA so far. I discovered it wasn’t too scary, it wasn’t too hard and I’m not too old to learn. I’m taking 4 more classes this semester and so far, it’s going well. I’m hoping to take a class or two over the summer and hit the books again in the …Read More

    Melissa Buie
  6. What a great program!

    I found out about the Free College program in the Fall of 2017.  At that time, my son was in the middle of his Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree at UMUC and lucky for us, had not taken any of his general education classes.  We were able to enroll him in the program and take advantage of 22 tran…Read More

    Terri Crutchfield