Mission Statement

To increase rates of academic achievement, retention, and graduation among historically underrepresented students interested in the STEM - Health Science majors by providing holistic and individualized support services that maximize students' innate abilities, draw upon available resources within and outside of the university, and benefit students, families and the larger community.

What We Do

What We Do

TRiO Student Support Services STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) - Health Science (TRiO STEM) is a federally-funded, comprehensive support program for first-generation and limited-income college students.

Apply Here

Apply Here

Become a participant to receive a number of services including: academic advising, scheduling assistance, study skills assistance, time management assistance, secondary admission assistance, financial aid counseling, career counseling, graduate school counseling, personal counseling and study abroad advising.

Schedule an Appointment

Schedule an Appointment

Scheduling made easy! Select the best day and time to meet your advisor. In-person appointments are offered in 200 Student Service Building (STU) on the Allendale Campus. Phone or email appointments will need advisor approval. 


If you need a tutor, you can request a tutor from the Tutoring Center at www.gvsu.edu/tc

TRiO STEM is offering extra tutoring for our participants in MTH 110, MTH 122, CHM 231 and BIO 120. This is an hour tutoring session. These sessions are offered Monday-Friday from 8:00am to 6:00pm in 200 STU.

To sign up for our tutoring please fill out this form

If  you are needing tutoring in other areas please contact us and we will try to find a tutor for you. 

The application will be opening Monday, October 29 at 12PM and closes Monday, November 19 by 5pm

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Study Abroad with TRIO!

Spring/Summer 2019 

We are collecting pop tabs!

See us at our drop off locations! Throughout the entire semester!

Fall events (updated throughout the year)

All throughout the semester - Donate your Pop Tabs!

November 27 - Making cards for Hospice of West Michigan

December 4-6 - Exam Cram Bags

December 10-12 - Finals Breakroom

Winter events (will be updated at the beginning of the Winter semester)

January 9 - Hot Cocoa Welcome Back

McNair Scholars Program Applications

The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement program is designed to encourage highly talented undergraduate students whose parents have no four-year college degree and are lower-income, or students in ethnic groups underrepresented at the doctoral level, to pursue a Ph.D. The program accepts students from all disciplines.

All scholars receive a $4000 stipend to participate in a 12-week intensive summer experience, housing included. Scholars also receive graduate applications and GRE preparation, and assistance with the graduate school application process. The McNair Scholars Program also pays for the scholars’ travel for graduate school visits

TRiO Alumni Network

Join the TRIO Alumni Network today! There are an estimated 5 million TRIO alumni. Help us reach our goal of 1,000 alumni by the end of the month! Reconnect with your TRIO peers and meet new people around the world. To join, visit www.trioalumni.org

The community is exclusive to TRIO alumni.


200 Student Services Building (STU)
1 Campus Dr.
Allendale, MI 49401

Contact Us

Phone: (616) 331-5430
Fax: (616) 331-3440
Email: triostem@gvsu.edu


TRiO Student Support Service STEM & Health Sciences in funded through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. 

Page last modified November 14, 2018