TRIO Offers the Support to Succeed

TRIO Student Support Services (TRIO-SSS) and TRIO Student Ability Services (TRIO-SAS) helps eligible students reach their goal of graduation and gain a lifetime of confidence.

TRIO advisors meet with you one-on-one to provide encouragement, advice, course selection, career exploration and much more.

Learn more about the free services offered through the TRIO program.

How You Can Join TRIO

Thank you for your interest in joining TRIO. Students participating in TRIO need to meet certain eligibility requirements set by federal guidelines. If eligible, we hope you will take a few minutes to follow the steps below to apply today: 

  • Eligible students should complete an Intake Application Form (PDF) and an Individual Success Plan Form (PDF) (Note: saving and sending these forms works best on your WSU laptop) 
  • Email these forms to – Please know that it may take up to 3 business days to process your materials
  • An advisor will schedule a meeting with you once your eligibility has been verified – If you need help right away, please reach out to us using the contact information below

If you have questions or need help, you can email or call us at 507.457.5465 for more information.

Our Response to COVID-19

WSU TRIO-SSS and TRIO-SAS continues to be committed to your success. In response to COVID-19, we will provide the needed help and support to our students by use of alternative methods.

You will be able to contact TRIO advisors by Zoom (the preferred option), email and phone. We hope you are well and we look forward to helping you navigate the weeks ahead.

Online Tutoring is Available

All tutoring sessions will be online, including those offered by the WSU Writing Center. Learn more about how tutoring services have changed for Spring 2020.