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Federal TRIO Programs

Alumni Testimonial

Alumni Eileen J. Soto

"Being part of the TRIO Program helped me gain academic insight towards my future."

- Eileen J. Soto    NSCC Class of 2003.

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The Federal TRIO Programs are Federal outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. North Shore Community College has four different TRIO programs to serve and assist low-income individuals, first-generation college students, and individuals with disabilities.


TRIO Programs at NSCC

Educational Opportunity Center - Applying to college can seem overwhelming. We are here to help you through this process by providing free one-on-one advising.
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Student Support Services - assists a total of 350 low-income, first generation, and/or disabled college students with basic college requirements, and helps to motivate students toward the successful completion of their postsecondary education.
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Talent Search - identifies and assists individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who have the potential to succeed in higher education.
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Upward Bound - provides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance; Upward Bound serves high school students from low-income families and high school students from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor's degree.
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Our common mission: to help individuals discover their potential, gain access to higher education and be successful. We reach out to those who experience a barrier to higher education due to the cost, lack of information, lack of preparation or disability. All our services are FREE.

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