Refer a Student to TRIO

TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally funded grant program through the US Department of Education. We serve eligible Owens Community College students.

TRIO Student Support Services provides and coordinates a variety of educational support services for students who are first generation, low/limited-income, and/or students with disabilities. The purpose of the program is to increase college retention, graduation and transfer rates to four-year institutions for eligible members.


Eligibility is based on federally defined criteria where at least one of the following must be met:

  • A first generation college student (neither parent has a Bachelor’s degree)
  • Limited income as defined by federal guidelines (verified by SSS staff) and/or
  • Have a documented learning or physical disability

Additional Info

  • Students must be registered for classes at Owens Community College.
  • Students must be enrolled in an Associate Degree or Certificate program at Owens Community College.
  • Students must be in good academic standing based on the requirements of Owens Community College.
  • Students must be a U.S. citizen or permanent
  • Students cannot have an Associate or Bachelor’s
* Fields are required.

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