TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally funded academic support and student success program, designed with the purpose and goals of increasing the retention and graduation rates of participating undergraduate students at the University of North Texas. TRIO SSS serves first-generation, low-income, and students with disabilities by helping them navigate and overcome academic, social, and financial barriers to degree completion.
UNT TRIO SSS was funded to receive $2 million for the 2020-2025 grant cycle, and to serve 268 participants. TRIO SSS is required to provide the following core services to student participants:
Our graduates will be prepared to be successful leaders, and to make a difference in their communities.
The TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) program is dedicated to increasing the retention and graduation rates of our student participants at the University of North Texas.
The TRIO SSS program is guided by three foundational values and pillars which provide the framework to serve our student participants: Access for Academic Achievement and Support, Commitment to Personal and Professional Development, and Excellence in Social and Community Engagement. Our program motto is “Inspire. Educate. Achieve.”
UNT TRIO SSS program grant objectives are measured by the following: