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Services & Benefits, Guidelines, and Application

Mission Statement:

  • The mission of TRIO Student Support Services at Texas A&M University-Texarkana is to provide an academic and personal support system to meet participants’ individual needs, enabling them to persevere and be successful in attaining their desired degrees.

Purpose:

  • The purpose of TRIO SSS is “…to increase the number of disadvantaged low-income college students, first-generation college students, and college students with disabilities in the United States who successfully complete a program of study at the postsecondary level” http://www2.ed.gov/programs/triostudsupp/faq.html#q1

TRIO SSS Objectives:

The Student Support Services program at Texas A&M University-Texarkana will meet the following grant objectives:

1. Persistence Rate:  75% of all participants served by the SSS project will persist from one academic year to the beginning of the next academic year or will have earned a bachelor’s degree at the grantee institution during the academic year.

2. Good Academic Standing Rate: 80% of all enrolled SSS participants being served will meet the performance level required to stay in good academic standing at the grantee institution.

3. Graduation Rate:  25% of new participants served each year will graduate from the grantee institution with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent within six (6) years.

Have a question? Contact us:

Office: UC 335
Phone: 903.334.6684
Email: triosss@tamut.edu

TRIO SSS Application 

  • 7101 University Ave
  • Texarkana, TX 75503
  • p: 903.223.3000
  • f: 903.223.3104
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