Trio Student Support Services


With TRIO Student Support Services, your opportunities are endless

What is TRIo?

TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) program is a Title IV federally funded grant provided by the U. S. Department of Education. Our mission is to equip traditionally underrepresented students who meet our eligibility requirements with the education, skills, resources, and support they need to successfully complete a baccalaureate degree at Coker University. Upon completion of baccalaureate degrees, students are encouraged and provided assistance in pursuing graduate studies and/or career goals.

Services are provided to students free of charge through the grant.

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AM I eligible?

Students must be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident, demonstrate academic need, and meet at least one of the following eligibility requirements:

I want to join!

Students must complete an online TRIO SSS Application to be considered for Student Support Services.

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TRIO Student Support Services offer a variety of support services to qualified students at no cost. Students are strongly encouraged to take advantage of these services, such as:

The goal of the SSS program is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its students and help students make the transition from one level of higher education to the next.

  • To promote positive self-image in students.
  • To promote academic achievement.
  • To encourage career exploration.
  • To identify immediate and long-term academic, career, and personal goals.
  • Provide activities and sessions promoting academic, personal, and social development.
  • To increase the number of Coker University students who remain in college until completion.
  • To increase the number of Coker University students who graduate each year.
  • To increase the number of Coker University students who attend graduate school.
  • To increase the number of Coker University students who obtain meaningful employment within the first six months of graduation.

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