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TRIO Student Support Services

The TRIO Student Support Services (TRIO-SSS) program provides services to college students who are first-generation, low-income, or have a disability.

TRIO feels like family. When I first came here, I was struggling and now... I can say, TRIO really did help me. – Patrick Brooks

TRIO feels like family. When I first came here, I was struggling and now... I can say, TRIO really did help me. – Patrick Brooks

TRIO Student Support Services include:

  • Academic tutoring to support academic progress 
  • Academic, personal, & career advisement to develop a plan for accomplishing your professional and personal goals
  • Scholar Seminar Session to provide resources and tools for success
  • Access to the TRIO-SSS Scholar Lounge to connect, de-stress, and study
  • Research opportunities and internships

TRIO Alumni may also connect with the National TRIO Alumni Network to learn more about professions, graduate program admissions, and future career endeavors.

Program Eligibility Requirements

If you meet one of the following criteria, you may qualify for the TRIO Student Support Services Program. TRIO-SSS Scholars must identify with one or more of the descriptions below.

  • Low-income: your family income falls within the guidelines established by the Federal TRIO Program.
  • First-generation: your parents or legal guardians have not earned a bachelor's degree.
  • Documented disability: you possess approved disability documentation from Fisher’s Office of Accessibility Services.

Become a TRIO-SSS Scholar

Complete the online interest form to be considered for the TRIO-SSS program. A staff member will contact you regarding your application status. Once approved, you will be invited to attend an orientation for the program.

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