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TRIO Quick Facts

TRIO Student Support Services (or TRIO SSS) is a federally funded academic and personal development program for students from low income families, first generation college students, and students with disabilities.

  • TRIO's mission is to remove barriers that stand between you and your academic and career goals.
  • TRIO provides a supportive learning community which fosters student success.
  • TRIO offers training to develop effective study skills, tutoring to master course content, and academic, career, and transfer advising services.
  • TRIO strives to assist students in achieving a college education and much more. 
  • The program serves 160 students yearly, and all services are free.

Apply for the TRIO Program

To apply to the TRIO Program at Ivy Tech Indianapolis, complete the application now. 


Quick TRIO Information
Downtown: 317-917-7159

Downtown Indianapolis Campus Hours
(Room NMC 565)
Monday - Friday

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

In-person service is by appointment only


TRIO SSS is 81% funded by the U.S. Department of Education ($275,105 annually) with 19% additional funding from Ivy Tech Community College Central Indiana. The program serves 160 students annually. The program does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.