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Support TRIO Provides

A wide-range of free academic, career, financial and comprehensive support services are available to program students:

Academic Support

  • Professional tutoring
  • Computer lab: exclusively for TRiO students
  • Preliminary academic advising
  • Academic workshops on topics such as note-taking, study techniques and graduate school
  • Academic resources and assistive technology for use, such as Kurzweil, calculators, Livescribe Smartpens and reference books

Personal Support

  • One-on-one help coaching around issues affecting academic performance
  • Workshops on topics such as adjusting to college, stress management, and time management
  • Peer support, guidance and community building via Peer Leadership Program

Financial Support

  • One-on-one help developing a personal budget and understanding financial aid package
  • FAFSA filing assistance
  • Instruction in Cash Course financial literacy website
  • Assistance with scholarship application and research

Cultural & Social Activities

  • Regular events provide an opportunity to connect with other program participants, encourage critical thinking, foster inclusion, and provide cultural enrichment