Academic Support

  • Individualized academic advising
  • Time management and study skills
  • First-year foundational course
  • Professional tutoring through TutorMe
  • Four-year academic planning
  • Assistance finding global learning courses or programs
  • Assistance finding research and fellowship opportunities

Personal & Social Support

  • Community building with other first-generation and Pell-eligible students
  • Personal coaching with appropriate referrals to on- and off-campus resources
  • Peer mentoring
  • Fun and informative social events
  • Service learning opportunities within the TRIO, Luther, and Decorah communities
  • Sponsored-attendance at conferences

Financial Support

  • TRIO Grant
  • Access to textbook lending library
  • Access to technology lending library
  • Schools supplies and free copies
  • Personal finance workshops, special events, and guest speakers
  • Financial coaching sessions
  • Access to personal finance and college success lending library
  • Assistance with Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) completion
  • Access to TRIO Scholarships
  • Assistance identifying and applying for scholarships and other gift aid
  • Scholarship information for study abroad programs

Career Support

  • Help writing resumes and cover letters
  • Contact cards and professional photos
  • Career exploration activities
  • Support finding jobs and internships
  • Support with leadership development and resume building
  • Graduate school prep conference and other resources
  • Grad school and career exploration trips
  • Assistance in applying to graduate and professional degree programs
  • Support with networking and connecting with alumni