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TRiO Student Support Services

What is TRiO?

TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally-funded TRiO grant program
which provides enhanced academic and counseling assistance to eligible
students. The aim of the program is to retain its participants and to have many continue  toward a baccalaureate degree.

Who is Eligible?

Each year, approximately 200 new and returning students, who meet federal
guidelines based on first-generation college student status, income and/or documented disability, are eligible.

How do they Help?

TRiO SSS provides a variety of support services, including academic advising and tutorial assistance in math, chemistry, biology and physics. Information on financial aid is provided, as well as assistance completing financial aid forms. 
Freshman are required to enroll in a TRiO section of FYEP.

Scholarship

TRiO SSS students who achieve certain academic levels, may be eligible to receive a TRiO scholarship.

Where do I Sign-Up?

Complete and submit an application and you will be notified by an Academic Counselor of your eligibility.


TRiO Student Support Services
SUNY Canton
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617

Campus Center 233
315-386-7684