What is TRIO?

Emporia State University  TRIO Programs, as advocates for access to higher education, assist eligible students in overcoming barriers to entering and succeeding in postsecondary education through a comprehensive system of academic support services.  Committed to the success of each program student, the TRIO Programs create a climate of support specifically designed to facilitate student learning and development, enabling the student to access, persist, and graduate from college.

TRiO programs are a part of the Higher Education Act of Congress.