Program Eligibility

Augsburg TRIO/SSS participants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents or refugees pursuing their first bachelor’s degree. Participants must be incoming or currently enrolled Augsburg College students. Program participants must demonstrate academic need for services and meet at least one of the following criteria:

• Low-income student: a student whose family meets federal income eligibility guidelines, as verified by Augsburg College.

• First generation college student: a student where neither custodial parent/guardian has graduated from a four-year institution at the time of the student’s enrollment in the TRIO/SSS program.

• College student with documented disabilities, as verified by the Augsburg Center for Learning and Accessible Student Services (CLASS) office.

Students must also have a commitment to their college success.