TRiO Student Support Services

Are you...

Nervous about starting college?
Need help with scholarship applications?
Transferring to a university?

If so, TRiO Student Support Services can help!

Office Hours and Location

TRiO Student Support Services
Staff Hours

Monday - Friday
8 am – 5 pm

TRiO/SSS Program Location

Klamath Community College Founders Hall, room 9120
7390 South 6th Street
Klamath Falls, OR 97601
541-880-2289

+ Services
TRiO offers a number of services that are available only to TRiO members. All of the services provided through the program are free. These services include:

Academic Support

  • Professional tutoring
  • Computers accessible only to TRiO students
  • Academic advising
  • Academic workshops such as learning strategies, exploring majors, calculator use, study skills
  • Transfer assistance

Personal Support

  • One-on-one support around issues affecting academic performance
  • Workshops on topics such as adjusting to college, stress management, and life after graduation
  • Peer support, guidance and community building

Financial Support

  • Workshops on managing finances and budgeting
  • FAFSA filing assistance
  • Financial literacy
  • Assistance with scholarship application and research

Cultural & Social Activities

  • Regular events provide an opportunity to connect with other program participants and to enhance cultural awareness. Some of the past events have been Shakespeare Festival, Linkville plays, etiquette dinner, and Ross Ragland events.
+ Eligibility

To be eligible for the TRiO program, students must meet at least ONE of these criteria:

  • Be a first generation college student (i.e. the parents or person that raised you does not have a bachelor’s degree) or,
  • Meet low-income eligibility criteria (as listed in the table below) or,
  • Have a documented disability

Because the number of students who can be accepted into the program is capped at 140, preference is given to students planning to transfer to a four-year university.

Low Income Levels

Effective Jan. 18, 2018 until further notice.
 

Size of Family Unit

48 Contiguous States,
D.C., and Outlying Jurisdictions

Alaska

Hawaii

1

$18,210

$22,770 $20,940

2

$24,690

$30,870

$28,395

3

$31,170

$38,970

$35,850

4

$37,650

$47,070

$43,305

5

$44,130

$55,170

$50,760

6

$50,610

$63,270

$58,215

7

$57,090

$71,370

$65,670

8

$63,570

$79,470

$73,125

+ Values
Our mission at TRiO is to provide unique and personalized academic support services in an environment that empowers and inspires engaged learning so students can successfully reach their educational goals.

We accomplish our mission by working with students and for students — always operating with our core values at the forefront of all we do. Our values are:
  •     Honesty and integrity
  •     Building community
  •     Active learning
  •     Mutual responsibility
+ Apply Here

Apply online here.
+ Meet the Family

Meet Our Staff

Janice Silvestri
TRiO SSS Director
Theresa Daniel
Program Assistant
Roman Heidrich
Academic Advisor