TRIO Student Support Services Tempe

Project: Research project

Project Details


ASU Tempe: TRIO Student Support Services (SSS)
Arizona State University at Tempe campus requests funding for the TRIO (Student Support
Services) to provide beneficial service the campuses' large number of low income, first generation
students and students with disabilities which amounts to over 50% of enrollment. The program
will serve 140 participants per year and offer intensive academic support services to assist student
participants towards the successful completion of a four-year baccalaureate degree. The TRIO
Student Support Services will offer services to individuals that augment existing college and
university services by addressing the students holistic needs in terms of instructional, counseling
and experiential support.
Instructional services will include the following: needs assessment, tutoring in writing,
mathematics, critical thinking, and computer-based learning, small work groups and
individualized higher order thinking skills. Further, emotional support such as assistance with
personal development, financial aid, coaching, and peer support groups will be provided.
Experiential support will include cultural enrichment activities, summer transitional
programs, career and graduate school preparation, conference attendance and research
experiences, all offered to help students grow through new experiences.
Institutional commitment for the TRIO Student Support Services is strong. ASU Tempe provides
collaborative support from departments throughout the university such as financial aid and
Career & Professional Development Services. In addition, the project is supplied with ample
space, which is centrally located, including private offices for project staff and computer labs and
study areas for students.
The assurance of success for this project is greatly enhanced by Arizona State University.
Due to this solid commitment, the applicant feels confident to address all four of the competitive
preference priorities.
Effective start/end date9/1/208/31/25


  • US Department of Education (DOEd): $1,309,440.00


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