TRIO Student Support Services FAQ

1. What is TRIO SSS?

Student Support Services is a federally funded program, which is designed to increase the retention and graduation rates of first-generation and low-income students, as well as students with a disability. In addition, SSS is charged with increasing the rate at which this population enrolls in graduate school.

2. What does SSS do for students?

SSS provides eligible undergraduate students with one-on-one tutoring, career and academic coaching in one-on-one and group workshop format, study skills workshops and financial literacy education. 

3. How do I sign up for TRIO?

Please contact our office for details.
(336) 334-7982

4. Am I eligible for SSS?

To qualify for SSS a student must be a U.S. citizen or a national, or a recipient of federal financial aid. In addition, students must be first-generation, and/or low-income, and/or have a documented disability.

5. How do I apply for the program?

Please come by the TRIO SSS office located at 212 Murphy Hall or call (336) 334-7982 or TRIO SSS Interest Application.