For eligible students, Thomas has a dedicated TRIO Student Support Services program. Funded through a U.S. Department of Education grant, the program provides academic and personal support to students who are first generation, are from families of modest incomes, and/or who have an identified disability. The benefits include individualized academic coaching, financial literacy development, college planning support for families, and more.
“Being part of the TRIO program at Thomas College helped me significantly with adjusting through my first year, and reaching my goals while maintaining my physical and emotional health.”
-Arynne Barns, Third-year TRIO student
Students participating in TRIO Student Support Services benefit from:
TRIO Specialists work with TRIO Student Support Services participants to create individualized success plans that focus on academic development, financial literacy development, and personal development. They help students translate their own goals into actions!
To participate, students are encouraged to complete the form below. The Director of TRIO Student Support Services will review each student’s eligibility based on the guidelines set by the U.S. Department of Education. Students who meet the eligibility criteria will be invited for a meeting with a TRIO Specialist to discuss their participation.