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TRIO Student Support Services

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

TRIO Student Support Services include:

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    Academic Tutoring Program: Access academic support services to enhance your educational experience and assist with your academic progress.
  • Academic, Personal, & Career Advisement: Work in collaboration with staff to develop a plan tailored to accomplish your professional and personal goals.
  • Scholar Seminar Sessions: The Scholar Seminar is a one-credit course that provides you with resources, opportunities, and tools to be successful.
  • Scholar Lounge: Relax and connect with other TRIO-SSS Scholars. The program has a dedicated lounge for scholars to connect, de-stress, and study.
  • Research Opportunities: TRIO-SSS scholars have the opportunity to participate in research and internships, as well as assistance in pursuing scholarships and awards.
  • Professional Networking: Following graduation, you will have access to the National TRIO Alumni Network. Members can connect with alumni to learn about professions, graduate program admissions, and gain insight into future career endeavors. To learn more about the organization please visit the  National TRIO Alumni Network.

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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About TRIO Student Support Services

The Federal TRIO Programs (TRIO) are outreach and student services programs designed to provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, including low-income individuals, first-generation college students, and individuals with disabilities, to assist their academic progress from middle school to post-baccalaureate programs. 

For more information about the TRIO Programs and Services please visit the U.S. Department of Education.