TRIO Student Support Services-West

Project: Research project

Project Details


ASU West- TRIO Student Support Services-Regular
Arizona State University at West campus requests funding for the TRIO Student Support
Services (SSS) to provide beneficial service the campuses' large number of low income, first
generation students and students with disabilities which amounts to almost 66% of enrollment.
SSS will plan to enroll 140 participants per year and offer intensive academic support services to
assist student participants towards retention and successful completion of a four-year baccalaureate
degree. The TRIO SSS project 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, graduate school and career preparation as well as leadership development, all
offered to help students grow through new experiences.
Institutional commitment for the TRIO Student Support Services is strong. ASU West
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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