TRIO: Student Support Services

COVID-19 Update

TRIO students please check your HTC or personal email for a message from your TRIO Advisor. TRIO staff are available to work with you virtually. Zoom or email will be the method that we will be using to connect,  See our contact information below.

If you have any questions or would like to setup an appointment with one of our staff, please email


TRIO students if you are in need of a tutor please click on the zoom link below and a tutor will be available to assist you.

Tutoring hours are:

  • Monday - Thursday from 10am-6pm
  • Friday from 11am-3pm 

Apply to be a TRIO Student

If you would like to apply to be a TRIO student, complete the TRIO Application. Download the application to your computer and open it in Adobe Acrobat. 

About TRIO:

TRIO is a set of federally funded college opportunity programs that motivate and support under represented students in their pursuit of a college degree. TRIO programs provide direct support services for students to successfully complete their Associates degree. The long term goal of TRIO is to assist students in the completion of a Bachelor's degree.


  • Individual Academic, Career & Personal Advising
  • Monitoring Academic Progress
  • Financial Aid Assistance / Literacy
  • Use of the TRIO Resource / Study Room
  • Assistance in Transferring to a 4-year University
  • Course Specific Tutoring
  • College Success Workshops
  • Cultural Events
  • Summer Institute Course for New Entering Students
  • Access to Books and Study Aids
  • Help with Finding and Applying for Scholarships
  • Strategies for Testing and Studying
  • Guided Tours to Metro Area Transfer Colleges

How do I qualify for TRIO?
Students must be enrolled at HTC in a two-year program, be a US citizen or meet residency requirements for Federal student financial aid, have a need for academic support AND meet at least ONE of the following criteria to qualify:

  • First Generation (neither parent has a 4-year degree)
  • Financially Disadvantaged
  • Have a Documented Disability as Defined by the US Department of Education

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