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TRIO Student Support Services offers Northeastern Illinois University students extra academic and social help so they stay in school through graduation. This help is free and includes a guide and mentor on campus. All help is individualized. Students who participate in TRIO improve academically and greatly increase their chances of graduating on time. Students can receive concentrated assistance with advising, tutoring, financial aid and career planning. We make a commitment to students' success through graduation.

There is no cost to students and we work within their time available and schedule.

TRIO is a great opportunity to support students' success at Northeastern Illinois University, because our programs are designed to increase graduation and retention rates by providing services such as leadership development, tutoring and mentoring, personal and academic development workshops, and much more.

Our programs are specifically designed to take the uncertainty out of the university experience and to better prepare students for success at Northeastern Illinois University and beyond.

TRIO Student Support Services offers three programs:

  • Achieve - serving all academic majors
  • Access - serving students with disabilities
  • Teacher Preparation - serving students majoring in education

Students' success is our priority!

TRIO helps undergraduate students with important decisions, such as college major, career choices, financial aid, and course selection.

TRIO is accepting applications from undergraduate students motivated to earn a degree. College success requires meeting the challenges of your academic courses and gaining the confidence, expertise, and professionalism needed to progress through life beyond graduation.

Should you have any questions?

Please contact Amie Jatta, Director of TRIO Student Support Services at (773) 442-4975 or email her at for an application and more information.

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