Application and Eligibility

TRIO Student Support Services offers a community for students to belong, ask questions, and plan their education and futures. Students must apply to receive support but we are here to help you through the application process.

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  1. Stanislaus State undergraduates:
    • Newly admitted first-time freshmen
    • Lower division students (0-59 earned units)
    • Newly admitted support program transfers (and non-support program transfers as space allows)
  2. One or more of the following:
    • Income eligible (see federal guidelines)
    • First generation (neither parent has completed a baccalaureate degree)
    • Documented disability
  3. WAIVER IN EFFECT: Students with citizenship, permanent residency, or undocumented status can apply
  4. Demonstrated academic need for support

** Final program admissions decisions will consider required criteria, program capacity, and demonstrated academic needs. Meeting minimum eligibility does not guarantee admission to the program. **

Application submission must include:

  • Signed SSS Program Application
  • Copy of Financial Aid Award from MyStanState Portal
    • Award Summary with all aid offered and accepted (under Finances, click View Financial Aid) 
    • Financial Aid Summary with the budget, EFC, estimated need, total aid, and remaining need (from the Award Summary screen, click Financial Aid Summary)
  • If applicable, Disability Verification

Submit Your SSS Application

Updated: November 09, 2023