TRiO Support Programs
What is Trio Student Support Services?Students admitted to the TRiO Student Support Services Program are provided with an array of services which may include study skills assistance, academic advising, financial literacy training, and career and financial aid counseling.
During the academic year, workshops and on-going services which focus on academic survival and learning-to-learn activities are offered. TRiO offers reserved sections of the Freshman Inquiring Seminar for incoming program freshman.
The services provided are individually designed and are based on the student's needs as identified by appropriate documentation and through discussions with the program staff. Student accepted into the program must meet eligibility requirements established by the institution and the United States Department of Education.
Eligibility includes any student enrolled or accepted for enrollment at Clarion University
who meets the following requirements:
Who is Eligible?
1. Is a first-generation college student (neither parent has a baccalaureate degree); or
2. Meets income guidelines as outlined by the United States Department of Education; and/or
3. Has a documented disability; and/or is in need of academic support services as demonstrated by grade average, class rank, College Board scores, or quality-point average achieved while enrolled at Clarion plus any relevant information.
Maria Aiello, Director
Trio is located at 219 Ralston Hall from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The following are Trio contacts.
436 Becht Hall
+1 814 393 1696
Michele Pedlow, Academic Counselor
434 Becht Hall
+1 814 393 1876