Free and discounted college fall sessions start Oct. 14

Posted Sep. 25, 2019 by

Going back to college is easy thanks to OCSEA's free and discounted college for members and their family. This includes a totally FREE online associate degree through Eastern Gateway Community College and, NOW, an online bachelor’s degree for free or at an extremely reduced rate at Central State University!* Fall sessions for both EGCC and CSU start Oct. 14. Get started today by filling out the interest form at!

For those just starting out with higher education, you’ll begin your online coursework at EGCC to gain your associates degree, and then transfer those credits to CSU to earn your bachelor’s degree.

It’s that easy.

Or, if you’ve already earned your associate degree or have 60 credit hours or more, you or your family members can enroll at Central State University to earn your bachelor’s degree.

So step it up to higher education and begin your enrollment process by filling out the interest form at

* All OCSEA active members and their family members will be eligible for an OCSEA Student Success Grant. For members who are also eligible for the union’s educational benefit—Union Education Trust (UET)—the cost for tuition, fees and books will be ZERO. Family members and other OCSEA members will pay no more than $4,000 out-of-pocket per year and many will pay much less, or even zero, depending on their FAFSA process.