TRIO Student Support Services

WHAT WE DO
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
 

APPLY NOW
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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APPOINTMENTS
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 currently virtual or by phone unless a different accommodation is requested. 

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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.

The TRIO Office is located in: 

200 Student Services Building
1 Campus Drive
Allendale, Michigan

Access "First Around the World Book Sale" to learn more about how to purchase the book! Order today! 

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 Schuler Books to learn more about how to order your book 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


TRIO Event Photos


GVNext News

High school students from TRIO Upward Bound sing a song and perform gestures with open arms

Back on campus: TRIO Upward Bound wraps summer program, sees scholarship success

After a year of connecting virtually, TRIO Upward Bound staff members were excited to welcome students on campus for five weeks of summer programming.

Jul 15, 2021

Members of the GVSU Board of Trustees.

Grand Valley boosts financial aid, designates more than $2 million to support students affected by pandemic

Grand Valley State University Board of Trustees approved a $5.4 million increase in financial aid, an 8 percent increase over last year.

Jun 25, 2021

Vice president B. Donta Truss stands at a podium with a microphone

Detroit school students learn about the future of college success at 8th grade ceremony

Students at Detroit Achievement Academy learned they will have guaranteed admission to Grand Valley when they graduate from high school.

Jun 3, 2021

portraits of Antonia Gordon and Hannah Pierson

Two McNair Scholars earn full scholarships to begin graduate school

Two of Grand Valley's McNair Scholars earned full scholarships to begin their doctoral degree programs at Michigan State University in the fall semester.

May 20, 2021

Jordan Dischinger-Smedes and Kimberly Llorens.

Michigan Charter School Teacher, Administrator of the Year both from GVSU-authorized schools

Jordan Dischinger-Smedes, from Grand River Preparatory High School in Grand Rapids, was named teacher of the year, and Kimberly Llorens, principal at University Preparatory Academy Elementary ý Mark Murray in Detroit, was named administrator of the year.

May 18, 2021

Jean Nagelkerk, with mask on, at podium giving two thumbs up

GVSU leaders welcome Battle Creek scholarship recipients

Grand Valley leaders officially welcomed to the Laker family the newest cohort of students from Battle Creek Public Schools who earned pipeline scholarships.

May 12, 2021

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LOCATION
LOCATION

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

CONTACT US
CONTACT US

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

DONATE
DONATE
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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USDE
USDE

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