The Tri-State Consortium of Opportunity Programs in Higher Education is a not-for-profit association of volunteer members in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

It represents educational institutions, state education agencies and others involved in the administration of state-supported educational opportunity programs in post-secondary education. At these institutions, the opportunity programs serve tens of thousands college students from educationally and financially disadvantaged backgrounds.

It is our goal to produce a cadre of educated citizens who will be well versed, sensitive to issues of cultural diversity, and have a heightened sense of social responsibility as they set forth to enhance the quality of life in the respective communities they serve.

Biennial Conference

Our next conference will take place in Long Island, New York from April 13 – 17, 2019 with the theme “Creating New Futures by Educating and Liberating for Life in an Era of Change”. Make your plans to participate!

Submit Your Proposal

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The Tri-State Conference Request for Proposals has been extended to January 18, 2019.

Register for the Conference

Tri-State Conference Registration is now open. Early bird pricing ends on January 4, 2019.

The conference will take place at the Long Island Marriott, 101 James Doolittle Boulevard, Uniondale, NY 11553.  Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-228-9290 or clicking the hotel link. When reserving your room, simply mention that you are with the Tri-State Consortium and you will receive a discounted rate of $159 per night plus state and local fees and taxes; all reservations must be accompanied with a major credit card. In order to take advantage of the $159 rate, reservations must be made no later than Friday March 22, 2019.

Apply for the Leadership Institute

You must complete the Tri-State Leadership Institute Application and be accepted into the program in order to participate. Please read the Leadership Institute page for more information on this unique program.

Here is a Save the Date flyer (PDF).

Faces of Tri-State members