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TRiO/Student Support Services

Student Support Services at Illinois State University is a student-oriented program that provides support services to individuals who are traditionally under-represented in post-secondary education.

The varieties of supportive services are designed to help program participants maximize their effectiveness as students and make successful progress toward graduation. From enrollment to graduation, Student Support Services staff members are dedicated to offering individualized assistance that will enhance the academic, personal, and professional potential of the students who participate in the program.

Program Eligibility

Students attending Illinois State University may be eligible for participation in the SSS program if they meet any of the following guidelines:

  • First generation college student (neither parent graduated from a four-year college/university)
  • Have a demonstrated financial need according to federal guidelines
  • Have a documented disability

How to apply?

The TRiO/SSS program has exceeded our capacity for the upcoming semester. Go to the Program Application page if you are interested in being placed on our waiting list. Thank you for your interest!


TRiO/Student Support Services Graduates



Fall 2017

Danielle Alexander, Kendall Benton, La'Nita Brooks, Marcus Buchanan, Joanne Calmese, Jamesha Davis, Kylin Duncan, Anastasia Ferguson, Brandi Green, Richard Greenfield, Sonia Nava, Lashay Roberts, Ayanna Saffold, Devon Smith, Divante Teague, Kayla Thomas


Spring/Summer 2016

Ebony Alden, Le'Chelle Alexander, Shajee'ah Ali-Walker, Emily Barnhill, Sara Bartnick, Ruth Bonsu, Sara Buchanan, Breneé Coleman, Brandon Cottrell, Tecora Duerson, Mfon Ekot, Isidro Espinoza, Raven Funches, Mariela Garcia, Raven Harrington, Jeremy Johnson, Amanda Kent, Brittany King, Emily Lund, Taylor McGee, Deann Montgomery, Amber Moore, Jetaun Morris, Stacey Mounce, Kelly Novak, Jordan Owens, Raynald Revolus, Lauren Richardson, Ronesha Richardson, Deveit Robinson, Brittany Spencer, Reginald Stewart, Haley Tallman, Toni Wells, Kiera Williams


TRiO/Student Support Services


University College

Fell Hall - Room 387

(309) 438-2099

Illinois State University

University College
Normal, Il 61790-4060
Phone: (309) 438-3217

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