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TRIO/Student Support Services Application

Our TRIO/SSS program provides students with:

  • Individual Support and Academic Guidance;
  • Connection to Tutorial Services and Supplemental Instruction;
  • Assistance with identifying graduate school funding sources and graduate school programs;  
  • Discussing and reviewing extra-curricular activities;
  • Financial Aid and Scholarship Support; and
  • Assistance with identifying career development and internship opportunities.

Applicants must meet at least one of the following:

  • First-generation college student (neither parent has earned a bachelor’s degree)
  • Demonstrate economic need (as defined by Federal guidelines)
  • Have a documented disability

TRIO/SSS has a long history of working with students who have demonstrated strong academic performance. Our program is designed to support, encourage and challenge you to be your best, holistically, including both the academic and social components of college life.

An application must be completed and submitted to TRIO/Student Support Services prior to consideration for the program.


(573) 651-2512
University Center Room 206

TRIO/Student Support Services
One University Plaza, MS1350
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701