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Q: How do I know if I qualify for the program?

A: In order to be eligible to participate, you must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Neither Parent has graduated from a four year college or university
  • Your family's income is not over the limit set by the Department of Education
  • You have a documented disability AND you are registered with the University's Student Disability Services Office.

Q: Do I need to re-apply each year?

A: No. Once accepted into TRiO Student Support Services, you are eligible to participate until graduation.


Q: What does it cost to be in TRiO?

A: Program services are offered at NO COST to the student. TRIO is federally funded by the Department of Education to provide activities in support of member retention and graduation.


Q: How do I know if I have been accepted into the program?

A: Students who have applied and submitted all necessary documents, will be emailed a notification of their status. Incomplete applications will not be considered for acceptance.


Q: When are tutors available?

A: Tutor schedules vary from semester to semester. Please call the TRiO SSS Lab at 210-805-5812 to find out when the tutor in your subject of interest is available. You can also stop by the TRiO Lab to fill out the "Request for Tutoring" application.


Q: How can I find out about upcoming TRiO Student Support Services events?

A: Upcoming events will be posted in a variety of places, including:

  • TRiO web site
  • E-mails
  • TRiO Facebook site
  • TRiO Newsletter