Students in Club Trio holding Trio Works Sign


Student Support Services (TRIO/SSS) program is a federally funded program to provide academic support to increase retention and graduation rates. TRIO is looking for students who want to join them on the path to SUCCESS!

All TRiO/SSS services are FREE to TRiO participants. The TRiO/SSS program provides opportunities for academic development, assists students with basic college requirements, and serves to motivate students toward the successful completion of their post-secondary education. The program helps students increase their grade point average; stay enrolled in college classes; complete their chosen certificate or degree program, and when applicable, transfer to a 4-year college.


  • Academic Advising & Course Selection
  • One-on-One or Group Tutoring
  • Cultural Enrichment Activities
  • Four-Year Campus Visits & Tours
  • Skill Enhancement Sessions
  • Career & Financial Counseling
  • Transfer Assistance & Advising
  • FAFSA, Financial Aid & Scholarship Search Assistance

How Do I Qualify?

TRIO/SSS is a selective program open to students who are:

  • U.S. Citizen and/or Permanent Resident
  • Enrolled at Kaskaskia College
  • First-Generation College Student (Neither parent has 4 year college degree); and/or
  • Meets Income Guidelines as Outlined by the U.S. Department of Education and/or
  • Student with Disabilities (Verification required through KC’s Disability Support Services)

To Apply:

Complete the online application 

You can also check out the TRiO Club Page

Get In Touch

If you still have some questions please contact our TRiO Office.

Yvette Glasgow

Phone  |  618-545-3035

  • Main Campus
  • Health and Business, HB 102A

Yvonne Hallam

Phone  |  618-545-3032

  • Main Campus
  • Health and Business, HB 123

Patrick Miller

Phone  |  618-545-3039

  • Main Campus
  • Health and Business, HB 125
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