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TRIO Student Support Services
                                                                                                                                         

 HILLSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE

triostudentsupportservices 

 

A FEDERAL TRIO PROGRAM

"PUTTING STUDENTS FIRST IN THE PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE"

Hillsborough Community College Student Support Services is a federally funded program serving 200 students per year. It is designed to serve low income, first generation (neither parent received a bachelor's degree) and disabled students.
The program provides opportunities for academic development, assists students with basic college requirements, and serves to motivate students toward the successful completion of their postsecondary education. The goal of TRIO Student Support Services is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its participants and help students make the transition from one level of higher education to the next.                                                  

Services and Activities:

  •  Academic Advising
  •  Academic Tutoring
  •  Advice and assistance in postsecondary course selection
  •  Assistance in applying for admission to 4-Year Institution and obtaining Federal student aid (not applicable to 4-year institutions)
  •  Assistance in completing and applying for Federal Student Aid
  •  Career Seminar and Guidance Services
  •  Cultural Diversity Workshop
  •  Computer Use
  •  Cultural Enrichment Activities
  •  Educational / counseling to improve financial and economic literacy
  •  Educational Visits to 4-Year Colleges and Universities
  •  Financial Aid and Financial Literacy Workshops
  •  Information in applying for Federal Student Aid
  •  Limited Book Usage Program
  •  Scholarships (SSS Grant Aid, Institutional Need and Incentive)
  •  Study Skills Development Workshop
  •  Supplementa! Instruction
  •  Technology Workshop
  •  Transfer Workshop