TRIO Student Support Services

TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally funded grant program through the US Department of Education.  We serve eligible North Central State College students.

MISSION STATEMENT: The TRIO Student Support Services program provides and coordinates a variety of educational support services for students who are first generation, low-income and/or students with disabilities. The purpose of the program is to increase college retention, graduation and transfer rates to four-year institutions for eligible members.

VISION STATEMENT: Our vision is to encourage college degree attainment by cultivating and inspiring personal and academic excellence in participants.

We provide many services to our students with the goal of students graduating from North Central State College.  Some of those services include:
• Academic Advising
• Career and Personal Advising
• College Tours and Transfer Assistance
• Financial Literacy – free tax preparation service
• Financial Aid Assistance
• Grant Aid
• Resource Center computer with computers, iPads and scientific calculators
• Tutoring Services
• Workshops

TRIO has been successful in contributing to the success of those enrolled in the program:

70% retention rate
85% good standing, means students have a 2.0 grade point average or higher
Of the 2011/2012 cohort (the second cohort for the program), 26% have graduated
13% of the of 2011/2012 cohort has transferred to a four-year institution
During the 2014/2015 academic year 40 students met for 366 sessions with 804 hours and 57 minutes
268 hours and 3 minutes were spent on academic advising alone during the 2014/2015 academic year

ID 15713

To contact this college about this intervention, take note of the ID above, ID #15713, and then fill out the intervention contact request form

Please note that for security purposes, contact information can only be provided to known contacts at active Achieving the Dream institutions.

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