Services for Students

140723 Trio 072The following services are provided to all program participants:

Academic

  • Primary staff advisor who works collaboratively with student’s faculty advisor
  • Preemptive peer tutoring (required of all new program participants)
  • Supplemental Instruction for Summer Bridge participants
  • Advice and assistance in course enrollment and selection
  • Conditional Admit Program (CAP) and Probation advising
  • Monitoring of academic progress, assessment, and intervention when needed
  • Four-year academic planning
  • Advocacy with faculty and staff
  • Study skills development
  • Graduate and professional school planning and preparation

Financial

  • Financial aid advising and award letter review
  • Assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Assistance in completing student loan and other aid applications
  • Financial and economic literacy and financial planning
  • Identification of alternative financial aid sources
  • Supplementary scholarships for active junior and senior participants who have Pell Grants. Students must also meet additional requirements

Personal

  • Individual counseling with appropriate referrals to on and off-campus resources, e.g., housing, mental and physical health, work, etc.
  • Crisis intervention
  • Career exploration and planning
  • Goal setting exercises
  • “School to College” and “College to Work” transition
  • Mentoring
  • Cultural and social events