TRIO Student Support Services

"Providing Hope and Opportunity." York College's TRIO Student Support Services Program offers the following free services and activities to eligible program participants. To qualify for program services you must be one of the following: a). First Generation (the first in your immediate family to work towards completing a bachelor's) (4 year) degree; b). Low income (according to the federal poverty guidelines; c).First Generation and Low Income.The following supportive services are free for students who qualify and have an academic need.
Student Support Services

Program Orientation

TRIO Student Day is held at the beginning of each semester.  All program participants are required to attend to receive valuable program information and updates.

Academic Advisement

TRIO program participants receive one on one academic advisement for course selections according to their majors.  An academic advisor/coach is assigned to the student throughout school enrollment.

Personal and Career Counseling

 An academic advisor/coach is available to TRIO SSS students in need of counseling on a variety of issues, problems and concerns. 

Academic Tutoring

TRIO SSS provides eligible students with tutoring in most academic courses. The tutoring is conducted by high-achieving York college students who have demonstrated their academic abilities and have shown a strong desire to help others. Individual or small-group sessions are held in the program's Computer Resource Center and the library. Tutors receive ongoing training and support from TRIO SSS staff members.

Computer Resource Room

TRIO SSS program participants have access to a private Computer Resource Room used only by program participants. The room is located in the rear of Room AC-3E03 and features new state-of-the-art Dell desktop computers with high speed Internet access and a high speed networked printer. Free printing is available and staff members are always on hand to assist.


The purpose of the workshops is provide additional information that will enhance the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the program participants on the following topics:   

  • Financial Literacy
  • Financial Aid Assistance
  • Study Skills
  • Stress Management
  • Choosing a Career
  • Improving your GPA
  • Preparing for Graduate School
  • Study Skills 

If you are interested in becoming a TRIO SSS program participant and/or would like more information, please contact us at 718-262-2426.  You may also fill out the online intake form, print it out, and stop by our office which is located in room 3E03 in the Academic Core speak with the TRIO Intake Coordinator.  Our hours of operation are Monday through Thursday: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm and Fridays; 8:30 am- 5:00 pm.