TRiO Student Support Services


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You are eligible for TRiO Student Support Services if all of the following statements apply to you:

  1. I am a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident.
  2. I have been admitted to Northwest College.
  3. I am seeking a certificate or degree (an associate's or a bachelor's).
  4. I plan to graduate with an associate's degree and/or transfer to a four-year college within the next three to four years.
  5. I do not already have an associate's or bachelor's degree.
  6. I meet at least one of the following criteria:
    • First generation (none of those who raised me has a bachelor's degree)
    • Documented disability (physical, psychological, emotional, or learning) that significantly impacts my ability to succeed in college.
  7. I have academic need with study, test-taking, time management, or money management strategies; transfer and career; navigating the college system; support of my efforts.



We encourage you to apply for TRIO Student Support Services! Click the button below to access a PDF version of the application:

What we offer

  • Friendly and helpful professional staff (here to answer ANY questions you may have)
  • 5 study and hang-out areas for TRIO students
  • Technology (recorders, laptops, calculators) and text book loans 
  • FAFSA and scholarship application assistance
  • Academic planning and success assistance
  • NWC network computers and printer/copier/fax access
  • Peer mentors and extra support from the TRIO learning community
  • Career development and degree selection assistance
  • Referral to resources (on and off campus)
  • Financial literacy and budgeting help
  • Student help workshops on a variety of topics
  • Cultural events and trips to universities (meals, lodging, and transportation on us)

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