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National Information

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Student Support Services is one of multiple national college access and opportunity TRiO programs. There are over 3,100 programs and 800,000 alumni in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Pacific Islands. TRiO has over a 50 year history of successfully supporting first-generation and Pell eligible college students in attaining a bachelor's degree.   

Learn more about TRiO

TRiO in Thrive Center

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SSS/TRiO in Thrive Center is open to all UA Wildcats who are first-generation college students, come from low-income households, or have a documented disability. 

Learn more about the benefits of joining TRiO in Thrive

Apply here! (Check back January 2022)

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This application is to begin participation in spring 2022. All interested students must complete an application to determine eligibility. The application is only open to committed or enrolled students (must have a UA NetID and password).

For more information regarding the application, eligibility, and sessions to help with the application process, please visit our information page.

OUR APPLICATION IS CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR FALL BUT WILL REOPEN JANUARY 2022 FOR SPRING ADMISSION.