TRIO: Student Support Services

Summer 2021

TRIO will have drop in campus and virtual hours. Students can also make appointments directly with staff using the “Schedule An Appointment” links below staff’s name on the bottom of this page. For general questions please email  

TRIO Virtual Drop in Hours:

  • Monday-Friday 10am-3:30pm
  • Closed: July 16

Tutoring Virtual Hours:

  • Monday  12-8pm
  • Tuesday 6-8pm
  • Wednesday 10am-3:30pm and 6-8pm

TRIO On-Campus Drop in Hours:

  • Monday-Friday 10am-3:30pm 

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
  • 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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