TRIO STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES

Our Mission

TRiO-Student Supportive Services (SSS) empowers first-generation, limited income, and students with a disability in their pursuit of a college degree, through intensive individualized support and advocacy to increase college retention, graduation, and transfer rates to four-year institutions.

Services Provided

  • Student success coaching
  • College transfer assistance
  • Academic, career, and personal development
  • Workshops/events
  • Financial literacy training
  • FAFSA/Financial Aid Assistance
  • Resource center
  • Cultural activities

Eligibility

Eligibility is based on federally defined criteria where at least one of the following must be met:

  • First generation college student (neither parent has a bachelor's degree)
  • Limited income as defined by federal guidelines (verified by SSS Staff)
  • Have a documented learning or physical disability

Additional Information

  • Applicants must be registered for classes at NSCC
  • Applicants must be enrolled in Associate Degree or Certificate Program at NSCC
  • Applicants must be in good academic standing based on requirements of NSCC
  • Applicants must be a U.S citizen or permanent resident
  • Applicants cannot have Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree

A completed application must also have the following documentation:

  • A signed copy of the Federal Income tax return from 2 years ago, or a completed supplemental verification form.
  • Current class schedule
  • Completed Needs Assessment Survey
  • If you are not a U.S citizen, you must bring your Permanent Resident Card.

Contact Us

Contact us for more information!

triosss@NorthwestState.edu

419.267.1339