TRIO Programs

York College offers two TRIO SSS programs funded by the Department of Education. TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) and TRIO York Enrichment Services (YES) are comprehensive programs providing supportive services to help eligible students to successfully complete their undergraduate degree at York College.

TRIO Student Support Services

Mission

The mission of TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) is to provide supportive services in a positive learning environment for students who have low-income and/ or first-generation college students who need academic assistance to persist in college and advance toward an undergraduate degree within 4 - 6 years. The TRIO SSS program collaborates with other departments at the college to connect students with services that will help them to succeed academically, personally, and socially as a global citizen.

Goals

As a result of the supportive services and activities, TRIO SSS program participants will be able to make measurable improvements, such as:

  • Good academic standing;
  • Persisting from one academic year to the next academic year;
  • Completing their undergraduate degree within 4-6 years.

TRIO York Enrichment Services

Mission

The mission of TRIO York Enrichment (YES) is to provide supportive services in a positive learning environment for students living with a disability and low-income and/or first-generation college students living with a disability who need academic assistance to persist in college and advance toward an undergraduate degree within 4 - 6 years. The TRIO YES program collaborates with other departments at the college to connect students with services that will help them to succeed academically, personally, and socially as a global citizen.

Goals

As a result of the supportive services and activities, TRIO YES program participants will be able to make measurable improvements, such as:

  • Good academic standing;
  • Persisting from one academic year to the next academic year;
  • Completing their undergraduate degree within 4-6 years.  

 

TRIO Program Applications

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