TRIO Student Support Services

TRIO Student Support Services is a student retention program that fosters students’ academic and personal growth by providing a supportive environment and experience for first generation, income eligible and students with a disability in higher education.

TRIO Student Support Services is a federally-funded program (U.S. Department of Education) which serves first-generation, income eligible, and students with disabilities who are enrolled at St. Cloud Technical and Community College as degree-seeking students. 

A first-generation student is the first person in his or her family to attend college. TRIO Student Support Services embraces diversity and serves all eligible students.

TRIO SSS Eligibility

  • A US Citizen or meet residency requirements for Federal Financial Assistance
  • Enrolled at SCTCC in a two-year AAS degree or accepted for enrollment


TRIO students walking on campus
TRIO Student Support Services at SCTCC
Apply to TRIO Student Support Services

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TRIO Student Support Services


Room: 1-131A
Phone: 320-308-6490


Fall & Spring:  
Monday - Friday 7:30 – 5:00pm

Monday – Friday 7:30 – 4:00pm

For more information, please contact:


William Tuoy-Giel, TRIO SSS Director
Northway Building Room 1-131A