TRIO Student Support Services

WHAT WE DO

FROM START TO FINISH

TRIO Student Support Services is a federally-funded, comprehensive support program for first-generation and limited-income college students. The goal of the program is to offer every possible form of support for participants along with their journey to graduation from Grand Valley State University.

What We Do
 

APPOINTMENTS

SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT

TRIO Student Support Services offers holistic and personal advising to all participants. You can meet with any TRIO professional staff member. All appointments are in person on the Allendale campus in 200 Student Services unless a different accommodation is requested. You may also request to meet over the phone, by email, or at our downtown campus with approval by a TRIO advisor.

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APPLY NOW

JOIN OUR PROGRAM

Gain all the benefits of being in TRIO Student Support Services by applying today! As an active participant you will have access to an advisor, peer mentors, graduate school visits, cultural immersion, community engagement, and much more. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

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MISSION STATEMENT

The TRIO Student Support Service program at Grand Valley State University is committed to increasing the rates of academic achievement, retention, and graduation among historically underrepresented students. This is accomplished by providing holistic and individualized support services that maximize students' innate abilities and draw upon available resources within and outside of the University to benefit students, families and the larger community.

 

TRIO Student Support Services provides a number of services, including but not limited to:

  • Holistic Advising
  • Scheduling  & Study Skills assistance
  • Time management assistance
  • Secondary admission assistance
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Career counseling
  • Graduate school counseling
  • Study abroad advising
  • Student Success Seminar
  • Resource Guide

Virtual Orientation

First Around the World Books

First Around the World

The book "First Around the World" contains more than essays by students describing their experiences while studying abroad. It gives insight into their fears, challenges and triumphs as the first people in their families to travel overseas. 

 

Books are now available!

We have several convenient ways for you to purchase a copy for $15.00 (Plus Tax of $.90)

All GVSU purchases are available for pick up in the TRIO Student Support Services office.

Grand Valley State University, Allendale Campus

TRIO Student Support Services

Lubbers Student Services 200

Click here to purchase

For any questions call 616-331-3401

 

You can also purchase a copy off campus at

Schuler Books & Music

2660 28th ST SE, Grand Rapids, MI  

Visit their website to order online

(Shipping rates and tax may apply)

 

*All proceeds from the book sale will continue to support TRIO students.

First Around the World Book

First Around the World Authors

First Around the World Authors


LOCATION

200 Student Services Building
1 Campus Drive
Allendale, Michigan 49401-9403

CONTACT US

Phone: (616) 331-3401
Fax: (616) 331-3440
Email: triosss@gvsu.edu

USDE

TRIO Student Support Services is funded through a grant from the 
U.S. Department of Education

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GIVE BACK

TRIO Student Support Services offers several programs and opportunities to students throughout the year and your donations help to make that possible. 

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Page last modified May 6, 2019