Application Process

 

Students must complete an application online and bring in all necessary proof of identification, income, residency and education documentation to verify their eligibility on the date of their counseling appointment.







 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Placement Testing

The TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) is a math and reading assessment exam.  It is used to determine your competency in these areas for program admission and class placement. 

If you do not meet the minimum requirements for your desired program*, you may be placed in another program you qualify for and will be given the opportunity to retake the TABE at the end of the semester.

TABE scores may be transferable from other organizations.  In addition, TABE exams for admission at the LIEOC may not be taken more than once within a semester. TABE test scores are valid for one year.

Required Document Check List

•NY State Driver's License or NY State Identification Card ~or~
•Benefit Card

1. Proof of New York State

Residency for More Than 1 Year

II. Proof of Identification

III. Proof of Financial Need

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•​Social Security Card   OR
•Tax Identification Number

•​Last Federal Tax Return* (Form 1040)  AND any one of the following additional documents that may apply to you:
•Unemployment Letter

•DSS Budget Print-out

•Rent or Utility Receipt

•SSI Award Letter

•Copy of Lease/Section 8

NOTE:   Applicants with College Degrees earned in the U.S. are not eligible. Exception . . . Applicants with College Degrees earned outside of the U.S. are eligible for ESL courses only.

 

If you already have College Credits ... Please call to speak with a Counselor!

IV. Proof of Academic Need

•​High School Diploma or GED for applicants interested in College Preparation or Vocational Programs

* A copy of your current & past year's Tax Returns may be obtained here through the following IRS link

 

TABE Preparation Resources

 

~  TABE Self-Assessment Modules

​*Based on Enrollment and Eligibility Requirements