TRIO Student Support Services

How to apply

Applications are OPEN! 

Continuing students - we will review applications on a rolling basis.

NEW ADMITS - you can now apply for TRIO for Fall 2024! Priority deadlines will be in June - more details to come. Emailed with any questions!


To be eligible for TRIO SSS, you must be one or more of the following:

  • First Generation (parents do not have a bachelor's degree)
  • Low Income (no more than 150% above the federal poverty level)
  • Student with a documented disability
SSS students on kayak excursion

How to Apply

Select an application below, based on your major. Applications must be submitted online, and are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Students whose applications demonstrate the greatest need for support and greatest commitment to be an active, engaged participant will be granted a phone interview.

Please Note: We cannot accept:

  • Educational Opportunity Programs (EOP) participants, Guardian Scholars (GS) participants, or College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) first-year participants
  • Graduate students, or anyone who already has a BA or higher degree

Student Support Services

Apply to TRIO SSS if your major is:

  • Business
  • Cinematic Arts & Technology
  • Collaborative Health & Human Services (Social Work and Public Administration concentrations)
  • Ethnic & Gender Studies
  • Global Studies
  • Humanities & Communication
  • Human Development & Family Science
  • Japanese
  • Liberal Studies
  • Music
  • Psychology
  • Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Sustainable Hospitality Management
  • Visual & Public Art
  • Undeclared

Student Support Services STEM Health-Sciences

Apply to TRIO SSS STEM-HS if your major is:

  • Agricultural Plant & Soil Sciences
  • Biology
  • Collaborative Health & Human Services (Public Health concentration)
  • Communication Design
  • Computer Science
  • Environmental Science, Technology & Policy
  • Environmental Studies
  • Kinesiology
  • Marine Science
  • Mathematics
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Nursing
  • Psychology (clinical focus)
  • Statistics
  • Undeclared but planning on a STEM major!

If you have any questions, please contact us at or 831-582-4451.