TRiO Services

We support low-income, first generation college students interested in transferring to a four-year school after Chemeketa. We serve 300 students per year by providing a variety of services designed to help you succeed at Chemeketa and prepare yourself to transfer.

What services do we provide?

The TRiO Program provides a variety of educational opportunities as well as cultural and career activities such as -

  • Development of a personalized College Success Plan with each participant
  • Hosted campus visits to 4-year universities
  • Tuition-free classes: Preparing for College (CG100), Creating College Success (FYE 105), Planning College Finances (CG101), 4-yr College Transition (CG225)
  • Assistance with scholarship and financial aid applications
  • Access to our computer resource center, including printing
  • Personalized academic advising
  • Calculator lending
  • Tutoring in math, science and writing courses

Who is eligible to participate?

  • Students who are first-generation college students (neither parent has a Bachelors degree)
  • Students who meet federal low-income requirements (Pell grant eligible)
  • Students with a learning, physical or psychological disability

We look forward to talking with you. For more information, call 503.315.4293 or visit us in Building 2, Room 230.

TRiO is 100% federally funded at $525,295 annually.