TRIO Student Support Services
Are you a first-generation college student?
If so, Student Support Services (SSS) TRIO is for you!
TRIO staff are here to help you graduate and/or transfer from Oakton. Nationwide, students who participate in TRIO programs are more than twice as likely to achieve their academic goals.
Student Support Services (SSS) TRIO is a federally funded program providing:
- academic advising
- transfer assistance
- financial guidance
- academic assistance
- college success strategies
All services are free to eligible students.
Oakton students are invited to apply for the TRIO Program if you meet one or more of the following requirements:
- You are a first-generation college student (neither parent has a bachelor's degree);
- You have a financial need that meets income guidelines (as defined by the Department of Education);
- You have a documented physical or learning disability.
Visit our Frequently Asked Questions contact a TRIO staff member, or visit us in person on the Des Plaines or Skokie campus to complete the Request for Services form.