TRIO Achievement Program

TRIO is a federally-funded student retention program that provides participating students with holistic, individualized support and comprehensive programming that promotes their academic success, personal development, and sense of community. Eligibility is based on family income and/or first generation status. Students with disabilities may qualify as well, if they meet the other criteria. The program serves more than 165 students a year, with all services and activities free to those participating. 

Here are just some of the ways that students benefit:

  • Free, Two Credit Foundation Course
  • Access to TRIO Grants, Scholarships and Financial Literacy
  • Collaborative Academic, Career, and Financial Advising
  • Tutoring Services
  • Textbook and Technology Lending Program
  • Leadership Development Opportunities
  • Graduate/Professional School Admission Assistance

For more information, please visit the TRIO Office on the lower level of Preus Library.

TRIO Students

We are exploring online tutoring options and will continue to update this site as we find them.  Currently, we are providing support for your distance learning experience with our new TRIO Support Links webpage

TRIO can be your one-stop shop for learning about various on-campus resources and our TRIO Technology Guide.

And finally, we greatly enhance your college success through our extensive Resources for Students section.

Want to learn more?

Chances are, our TRIO brochure will answer questions you may have about who can benefit and what services and activities are available to participating students.

TRIO Featured in Luther Alumni Magazine

TRIO students work on applications during a drop-in Scholarship Day.

"The TRIO Achievement Program is a living and breathing example of the college’s commitment to student success and mission fulfillment.” Tammy Hove, TRIO Director. Read more