TRIO Student Support Services
TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) at NDSU is supported through a federal grant and is designed to enhance the educational experience of eligible students while at North Dakota State University. We provide excellent (and free) services to NDSU students. Our office provides specialized academic advising, one-on-one tutoring, career exploration options, priority registration, mentoring services, instruction, and more. Students who receive the Pell Grant may be eligible for extra financial aid through SSS Grant Aid during your first two years of college.
Our program is limited in the number of spots available and spots are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. To secure this opportunity please submit the SSS Program Application.
Visit the About Us page for more information about our program and eligibility.
Applying to TRIO Student Support Services
Submitting your SSS Application is the first step to joining this exclusive program that can serve only 350 students per academic year. If accepted, you will work personally with an Education Specialist who will provide excellent advising during your journey at NDSU. You will be asked to Submit Additional Application Materials (parent/guardian tax forms) after meeting with your Education Specialist. Please note that all participants are required to submit parent/guardian financial documentation to determine eligibility. These tax forms can be submitted here.
Scheduling Our Services
Your assigned Education Specialist is here to guide you as you grow both academically and professionally. They will provide advising to meet your needs and enhance your experience as a student at NDSU.Scheduling a meeting with your Education Specialist is only a few clicks away. See our TRIO SSS Advising page for the steps to schedule an appointment.
TRIO SSS provides high quality, one-on-one scheduled tutoring sessions with CRLA trained tutors who are experts in their areas. Students can schedule a 30-minute tutoring session for in-person tutoring (404 Ceres Hall) or online.
The TRIO SSS Peer Mentors are experienced NDSU students who are actively engaged on campus and exhibit academic success. Our mentors are here to help you be successful at NDSU, whether you are starting your first semester of college or getting ready for graduation. See our TRIO SSS Peer Mentoring page for more information about the program.