TRIO Student Support Services
What is TRIO Student Support Services?
TRIO Student Support Services (TRIO/SSS) is a federally funded grant program through the United States Department of Education. TRIO Student Support Services serves undergraduate students that are first-generation college students (neither parent has earned a bachelor’s degree), income-eligible and/or have a documented disability.
Office Location: 152 Scarborough Library (lower level)
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Contact us: 304-876-5775
Join us for a free FAFSA completion event on Saturday June 12th from 10am-2pm in Erma Ora Byrd Nursing Building. Get free FAFSA help from qualified Financial Aid professionals. Masks and social distancing required! For more information, please visit the College Bound Saturday website below!
The mission of TRIO Student Support Services at Shepherd University is to provide opportunities for academic development, to assist students with basic college requirements, and to motivate students toward the successful completion of their post-secondary education with the goal of increasing the college retention and graduation rates of its participants. TRIO/SSS serves all program participants regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, ability, or age.
Spring 2021 Newsletter
Check out our Spring 2021 Newsletter to read more about TRIO events and student accomplishments from the 2020-2021 academic year!