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TRiO Student Support Services

A unique progam at CU Denver!

ATTENTION:  As of Monday, March 16th, TRIO Student Support Services and TRIO McNair Scholars Program will be operating remotely. This will include meetings and workshops with staff. We will continue with our mission to serve participants and we thank you for your patience as we navigate through this transition. For Coronavirus updates and resources, please click HERE.

TRiO Student Support Services is a unique program at the University of Colorado Denver.  We are a supportive academic community working together towards academic excellence and achievement.  TRiO SSS helps first generation, low-income students and students with disabilities reach their full potential and achieve academic success.  Student success is at the center of everything we do in our program.

The program provides opportunities for academic development, assists students with basic college requirements, and serves to motivate students toward the successful completion of their postsecondary education. The goal of SSS is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its participants and help students make the transition from one level of higher education to the next.​

TRiO programs have a long and rich history on the CU Denver Campus of providing comprehensive support services that pave the way to graduation for underrepresented students.  We are committed to providing a welcoming learning environment that fosters intellectual, personal and professional growth of all program participants.

We Are Here to Help With:

    • Academic Support and Guidance
    • Advocacy and Personal Support
    • Peer Mentoring
    • Tutorial Assistance
    • Career Preparation
    • Assistance with Financial Aid
    • Graduate School Preparation
    • Leadership Development
    • Cultural and Community Events
    • Computer Lab and Study Area

Mission Statement

The University of Colorado Denver TRiO Student Support Services Program is a holistic student development program that is dedicated to helping each student reach his or her full academic potential.

U.S. Department of Education GEPA Guidelines

All applicants and the public at large will be informed through these recruitment materials that CU Denver TRiO Student Support Services does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, national origin, gender, or disability. This project is 100% federally funded.

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