Academic Support Services: T.R.i.O.

TRiO Student Support Services


TRiO Student Support Services is a program at Indiana Tech designed to help income eligible and/or first generation college students succeed and persist to graduation. TRiO Student Support Services is funded by the U.S. Department of Education. TRiO defines a first generation college student as one whose parent(s)/guardian(s) have not earned a four year college degree.

Services available to qualified participants include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Tutoring*
  • Mentoring
  • Study Skills Class*
  • Academic Advising
  • Guidance/Referral for Personal Issues
  • Student Leadership Conference
  • Leadership Retreat
  • Safety Net Program for students on academic probation
  • Enrichment Workshops
  • Scholarship Opportunities
  • Laptop Loan Program
  • Calculator Loan Program
  • Video/Digital Camera Loan Program
  • Assistive Technology
  • Technology/Computer Access
  • Talen Showcase*
  • Computer Access*

* These services are also subsidized by the university so that students who are not eligible for TRiO but are in need of assistance may participate.

Who is eligible?

First generation college students and those eligible for the Pell grant are likely to be eligible, as well as students who have participated in other TRiO programs such as Upward Bound and Talent Search, or the 21st Century Scholars program.

Students who believe they may be eligible for the TRiO program may pick up an application in Andorfer Commons, Room 223 (Tutoring Center), or call 800.937.2448, ext. 2337 or mail a request:

Student Support Services
Indiana Tech
1600 E. Washington Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46803

Need more information?

Inquiries may be addressed to Mary Scudder at or 800.937.2448, ext. 2292.

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