Free Community College

FREE college union member benefit! OCSEA members and their families (including spouses, dependents and grandchildren) can get their associate degree online through Eastern Gateway Community College for absolutely FREE! Eastern Gateway, OCSEA's partner in education, is an accredited, online college, member of the University System of Ohio and one of the fastest growing public colleges in the country.

Union Education Trust

Union Education Trust (UET) provides State of Ohio bargaining unit employees with money for college, vocational school, computer training and short-term courses. UET education assistance is NOW available to State Auditor members.


OCSEA members and their families are eligible for several college scholarships, including the annual OCSEA Les Best Scholarship as well as AFSCME and AFL-CIO Union Plus scholarships.

Tuition Discounts Sign in required

OCSEA members and their immediate family are eligible for tuition discounts at select online universities through the OCSEA Extras member-only discount program.