About Our Program

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What is TRIO?

TRIO SES & STEM is more than a program, it is a community! Our dedicated and experienced staff provides a welcoming, supportive, and inspiring place for students who are navigating the challenging environment of the University.
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How do we work?

To help students achieve academic success and be prepared for success in a global environment, we provide comprehensive support services by working with eligible students to identify personal areas of strengths and challenges. TRIO's support ranges from academic advising, financial aid, tutoring, career or graduate school preparation, and any needs based on individual circumstances.

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Who is eligible?

First-Generation College Students - Neither parent nor guardian has earned a bachelor’s degree.

Students with high financial need - Family income falls within 150% of low-income guidelines set by the federal government.

Students with a disability or chronic condition - Students that are receiving accommodations with KU’s Student Access Center.

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