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TRiO - Student Support Services

Who is Eligible?

To be eligible for TRiO-Student Support Services the potential participant must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States or meet residency requirements for Federal student financial assistance
  • Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment at the institution
  • Have an academic need
  • Be a potential first-generation college student; and meet an income criteria
  • Be a potential first-generation college student; or meet an income criteria
  • An individual with disabilities

 

Services Provided

  • Academic Assistance
      • Individual
      • Small group
  • Computer Lab
  • Specialists who listen and provide guidance
  • Mentors
  • Scholarship Searches
  • Graduate School Data
  • Career Counseling
  • Workshops
      • Resume Writing
      • Study Skills
      • Test Preparation
      • Stress Management
      • Financial Aid
      • Money Management
      • Social Skills
      • Etiquette
      • Adjustments to college life
  • Cultural Activities
  • Other

 

Academic Needs Include:

  • High School GPA below 2.5
  • ACT score of 18 or Below
  • SAT score of 900 or Below
  • Placement in Transitional Courses
  • Math placement below Math 112
  • Placement in Reading 100 or 150
  • Placement in English 100 and 100L
  • Inadequate course preparation
  • No career choice
  • Undecided major
  • Failed courses in high school/college
  • Other

 

Participant Expectations

  • Persons admitted to the program are expected to:
  • Participate in program activities
  • Meet with assigned program specialist weekly
  • Attend tutoring sessions
  • Attend workshops and seminars
  • Participate in cultural events
  • Remain in program until graduation

 

 


Contact Info

Alabama A&M University
TRiO-Student Support Services

136 Buchanan Hall
P.O. Box 347
Normal, Alabama  35762
Phone: (256) 372-5661
Fax: (256) 372-5663

 

Monica Clarke,

Coordinator
monica.clarke@aamu.edu 
(256) 372-4710 office