TRIO/Student Support Services

  • Photo of TRIO students graduating
  • Photo of TRIO student smiling with counselor
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  • Photo of TRIO student with parent and TRIO counselor

As part of the University’s commitment to improving access and success for students who have been traditionally underrepresented in American Higher Education, CFAR hosts a national TRIO/Student Support Services (SSS) program that is partially funded by the US Department of Education*. Student Support Services is  intended for students whose parents do not have a college education, students with a high financial need, and students with disabilities. 


TRIO Eligible Students can receive: 

Academic subject area tutoring

Assistance filing FAFSA and financial aid information

Personal budgeting and debt managment coaching

Scholarship search assistance

Graduate school advising and GRE preparation

Career and major exploration

Individual counseling

Coaching for students with disabilities

Coaching and support for homeless youth

Membership in the TRIO Scholars scholarship program



To determine your eligibility for TRIO/SSS services,  view the  the eligibility guidelines or stop by during drop-in hours (Mon-Thu, 11-3:00) or contact our office.  


UNH TRIO SSS is funded by the US Department of Education and the University of New Hampshire. In 2017-18 federal funding totals $336,998. The University of New Hampshire contributes an additional $85,673.72 in matching funds. The project is funded to serve 200 students in 2017-18.