TRiO/SSS Incoming Participants
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TRiO Student Support Services

Incoming Participants

To become a TRiO Participant you must complete the following steps.

1. You must be eligible under the following guidelines (we can access qualifying eligibility documents upon receipt of your signed application)

  • you are a first generation college student;                        


  • you have financial need


  • you have a physical or learning disability                          


  • you have academic need


  • you are enrolled in a bachelor degree program or would like to seek advising to enroll in a bachelor degree program

Special consideration is given to students who are both low income and first generation OR both low income and possess a documented learning or physical disability.

2. Fill out the TRiO Student Support Services application

3. Make an appointment to meet with a TRiO/SSS Professional Academic Coach where we will:

  • Assess your strengths and challenges as a learner
  • Create a Graduation and Career Plan including educational goals to map your course to your bachelor degree
  • Connect you with all of the resources available to your to achieve academic and personal success

You are not eligible to use TRiO services such as tutoring, printing, the copy center or supplies until you have met with a professional academic coach.

Slots are limited.  Students are selected for participation by October.

You will have opportunities during orientation to apply and make an appointment with a TRiO SSS Academic Coach. Stop by Nikander 11 to make your appointment as soon as possible.

Incoming students, who receive application packets in the mail, do not wait.  If you are interested in participating in the program return your application ASAP as soon as you receive it. 

Remember you are not a participant until you have completed all three steps.