What is Student Support Services - TRIO?
TRIO serves USI students who are first-generation, low-income, and/or have a registered disability. We provide our students access to the resources they need to succeed and strive to build their personal and professional skills through high-quality, specialized, and holistic services. Our mission is to motivate students towards the successful completion of their postsecondary education.
How we help
We'll develop an individualized academic plan together to ensure you graduate successfully on time!
We'll help you with course selection, registration, major and career exploration, and graduate school planning!
We team up with the Multi-Cultural Center and the Center for International Programs to provide you with a wide range of new and exciting activities!
We'll help you with FAFSA workshops, economic literacy programs, grant-aid and scholarships, and financial planning for college and beyond!
When you become an SSS participant we will talk about your learning styles and career goals to make sure we find the perfect major match for you!
All incoming freshman will be paired with a mentor during their first semester, as they transition (academically and socially) to the life of a college student.
TRIO SSS offers one-on-one individualized tutoring.
Personal problems weighing on you? Not sure 'what you want to be when you grow up'? We can help!
Become a Peer Mentor, get involved on campus through student leadership positions.
"I love having someone that I know will be a support system for me whether it's for school or personal. It's nice to have someone who actually knows my name rather than an ID number." -A. Lupfer
"The Student Support Services program has helped prepare me for graduate school. When finding the right school for me and searching for a graduate assistantship, they were a huge help." -K. Mitchell
"Student Support Services has done nothing but be the loving support system I have needed since I started at the University of Southern Indiana. They were the driving force that kept me here and inspired me to continue my dreams." -T. Raush