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TRiO Student Support Services (TRiO/SSS)
The TRiO Student Support Services project at Finlandia University provides academic services to empower 180 qualifying students to articulate and achieve their personal, educational and career goals. TRiO/SSS is funded by a grant through the U.S. Department of Education.
TRiO Student Support Services delivers a program of academic and personal support designed in partnership with the student. Services are designed to assure that participants persist from one academic year to the next and graduate with a bachelor degree.
Services included in your Graduation and Career Plan can include any of the following areas:
You are eligible for TRiO Student Support Services if:
Being a first generation college student means that neither one of your parents or the biological parent that you resided with primarily did not complete a four-year college or university bachelor degree.
Having financial need means that your individual or family's taxable income falls below the official federal income figure determined by family size.
Having a disability means that you have a documented physical or learning disability that may affect your role as a student.
Academic need includes, but is not limited to, any of the following: HS or college GPA below 3.0; composite ACT score of 20 or below; earned GED; failing grades; out of school 5 years or more; undeclared major/or no clear career goals; single parent; need for personal counseling.
The TRiO SSS staff will contact you upon receipt of your application.