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TRiO Program

The Federal TRIO Programs are outreach and student service programs designed to support individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. These eight (8) programs serve and assist students through academia from middle school to postbaccalaureate. There are also training programs for directors and staff.

Students qualify for Student Support Services if they meet one or more of the eligibility requirements and have an academic need. This program is funded to serve a limited number of students. Although applications are processed immediately, students may be placed on a waiting list.

Mission Statement

"Increase retention and graduation rates among program participants by providing comprehensive, individualized academic support."

Eligibility Requirements


Neither parent nor guardian(s) has earned a four-year college degree.

Income eligible:

Student must meet federal income guidelines according to Federal TRIO Programs Current Low-Income Levels.

A student with a disability:

Can document a disability that significantly interferes with academic performance (Click here for Disability Services).