TRIO Support Services

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As a TRIO participant you are part of a campus community where you feel encouraged, respected and supported throughout your educational journey at the FRCC Westminster Campus.

You can apply to TRIO if:

  • You are a student at the FRCC Westminster Campus
  • You are a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • You meet at least one of the following criteria:
    • You are a first generation college student (neither parent has a bachelor degree)
    • You are low income (typically Pell-grant eligible determined by FAFSA)
    • You have a documented Disability (with Disability Student Services at FRCC)

How to Apply

Eligible students can complete the online application.

If you know a student who could benefit from TRIO Student Support Services, you can refer them to us by submitting this short online referral form.

TRIO is eligible to serve 140 students per academic year and is currently accepting applications.

What You Can Expect from TRIO

TRIO participants will develop in meaningful ways as you are empowered to grow personally, academically, and professionally through community involvement, small group learning and individualized coaching. Students receive services tailored to your needs that will include but are not limited to:

  • Academic and Transfer Advising
    • Course selection
    • Academic planning
  • Tutoring services 1:1
    • Transfer tips
    • Transfer institution selection and research on transfer courses
  • Financial Literacy
    • Assistance with FAFSA completion and verification
    • Personal Finance and budgeting
    • Understanding Financial Aid Award letter
    • Scholarship search and application assistance
  • Career Exploration and Navigation
    • Career advising
    • Job outlook and demand
    • Resume and cover letter
    • Informational interviews
  • Personal Development and Strengths Building
    • Understanding your strengths and challenges
    • Identifying learning styles
    • Skill development
    • One-to-one coaching
    • Peer mentorship
  • Student Success Workshops
    • Financial Literacy/FAFSA
    • Scholarship Tips and Tricks
    • Mastering the Art of Being a Student
    • Learning Styles 101
    • Dean's Tip for College Success
    • Preparing for Finals: The Final Stretch
    • Resume Building and Interview Preparation
  • Peer Mentorship
    • Community/Team building
    • Insider information and navigation
    • Schedule build out
    • Goal setting
Contact Us

Westminster Campus
Room L269
Email Us 

Elizabethe Plante, Counselor
(303) 404-5178

Liz Schwebach, Program Director
(303) 404-5177

TRIO Tutor Request

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