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TRIO: Student Support Services (SSS) offers structured and enhanced academic support to degree-seeking undergraduate students.

TRIO-Student Support Services (SSS) are federally funded programs through the U.S. Department of Education. TRIO:SSS targets degree-seeking undergraduates, who meet eligibility requirements and the acceptance into the program is based on priorities set up the Department and Metropolitan State University.

TRIO PRIORITIES: Our TRIO program has established certain priorities for eligible students to be accepted into the program.

  • Previously in TRIO Program at another institution (SSS, Upward Bound, EOC)
  • New to the college experience or have limited previous college experience (typically 0-15 credit freshmen)
  • Returning to college after being away for more than five years
  • Students who have disabilities

Our Goal is to assist you:

  • by enhancing and supporting YOUR college experience
  • by engaging YOU with support through faculty, staff and students
  • by providing strategies, personal development and a sense of community
  • by increasing YOUR likelihood to stay in college and graduate with a four-year degree from Metropolitan State University

YOUR commitment is OUR commitment

Our supportive services and comprehensive programming is geared for you to participate fully and in meaningful ways as we work together to reach your educational and personal goals. Once accepted into the TRIO-SSS program, you will find an array of services, activities and campus support for you to engage in throughout the year.

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