Congratulations on taking another step to helping you achieve your goal of obtaining a bachelor's degree.

To be eligible for TRiO-SS services, you must be enrolled as a full-time student at CMU and plan to complete a four-year degree. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

You may be eligible if you say "yes" to any of the statements below:

"Neither of my parents graduated from a four-year college."

"I am a low-income student."

"I am a student with a disability."

ATTENTION!  We will start accepting applications for the Fall 2019 semester in April 2019.  Click here for the TRiO 2019-2020 Application Timeline. 

Apply to become a TRiO participant

Peer Academic Coaches & Student Office Staff

TRiO-SSS has a dedicated staff of Peer Academic Coaches. Peer Coaches assist participants with achieving their academic, personal and career goals while guiding and challenging participants to new levels. We are currently accepting applications for the spring 2020 semester, which generally begins with shadowing in November. Please contact Melissa Calhoon at with any questions.  

Apply to become a TRIO Peer Academic Coach