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:
- Meeting with your TRiO Advisor at least twice each semester
- 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
02/17/2014 - TRiO - Transfer TRiP to Illinois State University
Attention: Current Oakton TRiO students. Join TRiO advisors, Kristine & Joe, and fellow TRiO students to Illinois State University in Normal, IL. Respond no later than Friday, Feb. 7. To view schedule, visit: http://admissions.illinoisstate.edu/freshman/visit/open_house/open_house_schedule.php. Oakton will be closed for Presidents Day on Monday, Feb. 17.
02/22/2014 - TRiO - Transfer TRiP to UIC (University of Illinois at Chicago)
We invite you to take a trip with The Oakton SSS TRiO program. If you would like to attend as a group, please contact us by Friday, Feb. 14. FREE transportation. We leave Des Plaines campus at 7:20 a.m., and Skokie by 8 a.m. Expect to return to Skokie by 1 p.m., and Des Plaines by 1:30 p.m. The Preview Day program will provide you with in-depth information about UIC's programs, opportunities, admission, campus housing, and financial aid. You will have an opportunity to speak with deans, faculty, staff and students, take a campus tour, and visit a residence hall.
(June & July)