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TRiO News and Events

SSS TRiO Students at Oakton Community College can stay involved on campus by participating in activities and events in the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.

To be considered in "good standing" with the SSS TRiO program, students must fulfill the "2 Meetings/2 Events" requirement each fall and spring semester.

This requirement may be met by:

  1. Meeting with your TRiO Advisor at least twice each semester
  2. Participating in at least two TRiO or Oakton Events or Activities

Examples of Events:

  • TRiO Workshop or Event
  • Tutoring session; meeting with Learning Center staff; discussion with instructor on progress in course; attending a theater performance on the Des Plaines campus; workshop or session with career counselor; meeting with a transfer advisor from a school of interest; any other workshop or speaker at Oakton.
  • Any questions about an event’s eligibility should be discussed with your TRiO advisor.

Upcoming TRiO Events

10/07/2014 - Igniting Interest in Oakton
The Student Government Association will host the first "Igniting Interest in Oakton." Student leaders and students interested in becoming engaged in student life at Oakton are invited to participate. The program is designed to develop leadership skills and gain insight into Oakton clubs and organizations.


Des Plaines Campus
Room 2400 (Learning Center)
Skokie Campus
Room A135 (Learning Center)
Fall & Spring Semester Hours
Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.*
Summer Semester Hours
(June & July)
Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.*
Interim Hours (between semesters)
Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.*
*other availability by appointment