TRiO Programs at USM

TRIO SSS Services

TRiO SSS staff

What does TRIO Student Support Services at USM offer?

Individual Advising

Each semester, you will meet regularly with your TRIO Advisor to:

  • Develop an Academic Success Plan
  • Address challenges and concerns
  • Learn about available resources

We will work in collaboration with your Student Success Advisor and your faculty advisor.

Free 1-Credit Course Each Semester

Each semester, you will complete a free 1-credit course focused on your academic and career success.

Topics will include:

  • Study strategies
  • Time management
  • Career planning
  • Managing finances
  • Stress management
  • How to find scholarships
  • Graduate school preparation
  • Diversity skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Community service opportunities

Services are available on the Portland, Gorham, and LAC campuses of USM and are in addition to the student services available to all USM students.

 *Please note:  TRIO Student Support Services offers academic support, but the program is not able to provide direct financial support or grants.