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

TRIO 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 SSS provides a wide range of supportive services.  TRIO students are encouraged to consistently touch base with their TRIO advisor for most recent updates and opportunities.  Current TRIO students are also encouraged to check their Brightspace page under TRIO Workshop.

Below is a list of common TRIO SSS, specifically for our TRIO students:

  • Regular visits with a TRIO advisor to check academic progress and develop individual strategies for success
  • Academic Advising
  • Career Exploration and Development
  • Cultural and Social opportunities
  • Financial Literacy
  • Graduate School Preparation
  • Leadership programming and opportunities
  • Learning Communities (for new freshmen)
  • Peer mentoring and student engagement (get to know other students)
  • Preparing for Life after College
  • Study Skills Development
  • TRIO Student Grant Aid
  • TRIO Study Labs with peer tutors/mentors (generalist)