trio support services

Trio Student Support Services is a federally funded program that was designed with you in mind. The goal of Student Support Services (SSS) is to increase college retention and graduation rates.

What should students expect?

•  Academic Assistance: provides a comprehensive educational support plan.
•  Professional and Peer Tutoring: tutors that will provide additional instructions.
•  Peer Mentoring: assistance with transitioning from high school to college and beyond.
•  Financial Aid Counseling: FASFA application assistance and scholarship information.
•  Career Counseling: provides resume’ writing and job searching skills.
•  Cultural Enrichment: campus sponsored events, community concerts, symphony, museums,

    POW WOW and other events.
•  Computerized Assessments: ACT Compass Placement Test, Learning Style, and Personality Type

•  Workshops: provides study skills tips and academic development.
•  Disability Services: provides note-takers, books-on-CD, extended test-taking time in a quiet setting,

    sign language interpreter, and assistive technology (for students with a documented disability).
•  Other Services: computer assistance, leadership opportunities, and supplement grant aid.

What students should apply?

•  All Upward Bound and Educational Talent Search Students, or
•  Low income students (according to federal guidelines), or
•  First Generation College Students (primary care provider did not graduate from a 4-year institution), or
•  Students with a documented disability.

How can students apply?

•  Stop by the Center for Academic Excellence, located on the first floor of Sullivan Hall, or
•  Email us at
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•  Contact us at (406) 791-5213. 




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