TRiO Student Support Services

Advising Services

The foundation of the program rests on the on-going individual advising and academic counseling students receive from TRiO staff. Advising is provided to help students focus and direct academic efforts towards their chosen area of interest as well as potential career goals. Along with the many other resources on campus, students will have a place to discuss options, opportunities and possibilities. Students interacting with Ipad

TRiO provides assistance with all aspects of educational planning and scheduling each semester.

This includes:

  • A low ratio of advising staff to student of 1:40 
  • Academic Performance Monitoring in the form of Progress Reports
  • designing your schedule and making long range academic plans
  • advice on prerequisite courses and minors
  • strategies for maintaining and improving GPA
  • help with study skills
  • assistance with any concerns that have the potential to place you in academic jeopardy

Personal Advising

TRiO advisors are available to help you understand and cope with the challenges that students face in college. We help participants transition to college; assist in major and career selection; and provide assistance in identifying internship, employment, and study abroad opportunities that will enhance student experiences.

Advisors provide:

  • support
  • encouragement and advocacy
  • appropriate campus or community referrals
  • Assistance with course or term withdrawal, as needed.

Financial Aid Advising

Students are assisted in completing their financial aid applications through group information sessions, individual sessions and referrals.

Graduate School Preparation

In conjunction with the Career Services Center, students are assisted in applying for summer research and graduate school preparation programs.

There are no fees for our services.

Last Updated: 6/9/16