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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


12/02/2014 - Test Taking (Des Plaines)
No need to panic when you face that exam. Improve your test performance with strategies that help you identify patterns, draw on previous knowledge, and select the right answers with confidence.

12/03/2014 - Test Taking (Skokie)
No need to panic when you face that exam. Improve your test performance with strategies that help you identify patterns, draw on previous knowledge, and select the right answers with confidence.

12/09/2014 - #studybreakfast (It's what's before finals.)
Two hours of additional tutoring in all subjects. Helpful, fun activities to help you prepare for finals. Plus games, goodies, and goofing around.

Hours

Des Plaines Campus
Room 2400 (Learning Center)
847.635.1728
Skokie Campus
Room A135 (Learning Center)
847.635.1420
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