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TRIO - Student Support Services

TRIO is a set of federally funded college programs. It supports first-generation and low-income students, students with disabilities, and veterans who want to earn a college degree. Since it enacted by Congress in 1965, TRIO has served more than 850,000 students in more than 2,800 TRIO programs across the country!

TRIO programs provide tutoring, counseling, mentoring, financial guidance, and other support to improve retention and accessibility. TRIO programs provide direct support services for students and training for staff.

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Learn about the Northwest Association of Educational Opportunity Programs

TRIO - Student Support Services at MHCC

TRIO-student support services (TRIO-SSS) can help you achieve your goals! For example, we offer assistance with:

  • School transfers, study options, and career opportunities.
  • Financial aid and scholarship information and guidance.
  • Study skills and tutoring information.
  • Visits to four-year colleges and universities. 

Contact the MHCC TRIO-SSS office

Your success is our mission. Have questions? We're located on the upper-level of the library on the Gresham Campus.

TRIO Student Success Center Room, Gresham Campus, Room AC3303
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Have questions about the TRIO-SSS?

Email TRIO-SSS staff

Need support from our faculty or staff?

Talk with an Advisor