AFSCME Free College Benefit

Get the degree you need to succeed! AFSCME has partnered with Eastern Gateway Community College to offer HGEA/AFSCME members the opportunity to earn an associate degree for free. Now HGEA members can earn online degrees in healthcare, business management, human resources and more!

In addition, AFSCME has now partnered with Central State University to offer members and their families a bachelor's degree for FREE! 

Click here to go to for more information and to apply!


Active, Retiree and Excluded (MCEC) Members can apply for the free college programs. 


Additional Questions please email the HGEA Member Service Center at 


***HGEA Associate Members are not eligible for AFSCME Free College Program***



November 15, 2021 Presentation by Daniel Jones from the Student Resource Center