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TRIO Student Support Services

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What is TRIO Student Support Services?

TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally funded student success and retention program. Our goal is to support TRIO students throughout the course of their studies at Saint Paul College through individualized services and student engagement so students can successfully complete an Associate’s degree and be prepared to transfer to a 4-year college or university.

Study Lounge Hours

Monday - Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am – 3:30pm

Starting September 5 tutoring will be available in room 1365 for TRiO SSS students!

See the Fall semester schedule below:

Math and Computer Science

In person:
Monday: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Thursday: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Tuesday and Friday: 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Schedule Appointment


In person:
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays:
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Friday: Appointments available

Schedule Appointment

TRIO SSS Services Include:

  • Academic advising
  • Financial guidance (financial aid, scholarship, and financial literacy)
  • Personal Coaching
  • Career and Major Exploration
  • Tutoring
  • Access to a study space/lounge
  • Workshops and cultural events
  • Transfer visits to 4-year schools
  • Grant opportunities

Eligibility Requirements:

To be eligible for TRIO SSS you must demonstrate academic need and meet one of the following requirements:

Student must also be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident, enrolled at Saint Paul College and plan to earn a degree, and have no previous degrees.

Preference is given to students who are 24 years and older AND who are pursuing an Associate’s degree (AA, AS, AAS).


New applicants will be reviewed after the Fall semester start.

    • Please note: Admission to the program is not automatic. Completed applications will be evaluated for eligibility and space in the program. If admitted, you will be contacted about the next steps.
  • Attend a TRIO SSS Orientation—learn out about the history of TRIO, our program services, and requirements.
  • Meet with your TRIO SSS Navigator or program Director—after you attend your first advising session, you will officially be a TRIO SSS student and eligible to receive services!

Resources for Current TRIO SSS Students:

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