About TRiO SSS
The Columbia College TRiO Student Support Services program is available to qualified day students at the home campus in Columbia, Missouri.
TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally funded TRiO program, administered by the Department of Education, designed to encourage eligible students persevere and complete their college degree.
Services provided include:
- Scholarship and financial aid assistance
- Educational workshops
- Cultural activities
- Graduate school and career exploration
- Laptop lending program
Participants also have exclusive access to a state-of-the-art computer lab, a study lounge and tutoring and proofreading labs.
Students who may qualify for the program include first-generation college students (meaning neither parent earned a baccalaureate degree), students who meet federal income guidelines and students with documented physical, learning and mental health disabilities.