TRIO Student Support Services Program is funded by the U.S. Department of Education ($242,000 annually) under the Higher Education Act, Title IV, and TRIO Programs. The grant was first awarded to Central Lakes College to begin September of 2001. The program is currently funded to serve 180 CLC students annually.
The focus of TRIO Student Support Services is to foster an institutional climate supportive of the success of low-income, first generation college students and individuals with disabilities. Areas of additional support to increase retention, graduation and transfer may include academic advising, access to technology, financial advising, and coordinating access to career information, campus visits and transfer plans to four year institutions.
TRIO Student Support Services is located in the Bridge E124 on the Brainerd campus.
501 West College Dr,
Brainerd, MN 56401
Phone: 218-855-8045 or 1-800-933-0346 ext. 8045
Am I Eligible?
You May Be Eligible If:
• Neither of your parents graduated from a four-year college and/or
• You have documented financial need and/or
• You have a physical or learning disability and
• You believe you have academic need
If you are eligible complete an application and you will be contacted for an eligibility interview within the next week.
TRIO Student Support Services offers our TRIO lab to all participants. You will have access to computers (MAC and PC), free printing, and peer tutoring in a variety subject areas.