TRIO Services, Qualifications, & Expectations

TRIO Services:

All of the services provided by TRIO are geared towards helping the students to gain skills that will allow them to be successful students, involved community members, and active TRIO students/alumni.

  • Academic & Career Advising
  • Monthly Workshops
  • 4-year College Visits
  • Personal Counseling
  • Semester Progress Reports
  • Leadership Opportunities
  • College & Community Resources
  • Career Preparation
  • Social & Cultural Events
  • College Application Assistance
  • Financial Literacy & Financial Aid Assistance
  • Volunteerism
  • Mentorship Programs


TRIO Qualifications:

One of the following must be met…

  • First Generation College Student (neither parent or legal guardian graduated with a bachelor degree)
  • Student with a Documented Disability (504, IEP, etc.)
  • Income-Eligible Student (as determined by federal guidelines)

TRIO Expectations:

Per Semester:
  • Meet with each of your instructors (in-person) at least once during their office hours.
  • Meet with the TRIO Academic Advisor to discuss next semester course selection and complete an Student Education Plan (SEP).
Yearly (September 1st – August 31st):
  • Attend one Workshop
  • Attend one Social Event
  • Attend on Cultural Outing
Before completion of the TRIO program:
  • Finish a certificate or degree before transferring or graduating from Jackson College.
  • Attend one Financial Literacy Workshop.
  • Attend one Time Management Workshop.
  • Attend at least one 4-year College Visit
  • Always seek help from a TRIO staff member before going to another department/program.
  • Meet with the TRIO Academic Advisor before withdrawing/dropping from a class.
  • Aspire to be a role model for other students so that i may be asked to become a mentor for a new TRIO student.
  • If you are on the H-list, you will complete five hours of study each week until your instructor confirms you have improved.  This will be for every class you receive an H in.