As a participant you are eligible to receive/have access to:
Counseling - Academic, financial aid, and career counseling in exploring interests, aptitudes, and skills to make informed decisions when selecting majors or career paths
Walk-In Lab - A state-of-the-art computer lab is available exclusively for participant use
Financial Assistance - Assistance in securing adequate financial aid packages with an emphasis on reducing student loan debt. Participants who are in the first four semesters of college and receiving Pell are eligible to receive assistance via Grant Aid.
Themed Workshops - Opportunities to learn about time management strategies, enhance critical thinking skills, network with employers, maximize the use of cutting-edge technology, alternatives for expediting a graduation plan, etc.
Cultural Activities - Cultural activities and social events to enhance cultural/educational and social awareness. These activities are designed to bring students, family, SSP staff, and the general campus community together informally.
Academic Monitoring - TRIO staff serve as secondary advisors and proactively monitor participant academic success via access to critical tools that serve the purpose of monitoring academic standing, persistence, and graduation from the UofM.
Graduate/professional school application - Participants can receive high-quality recommendations for applications to graduate and professional schools in addition to free preparation for graduate school exams, fee waivers, and visitations to select campuses.
High-quality tutoring - Via a unique partnership with Educational Support Programs, participants have access to priority consideration when receiving tutoring assistance for a myriad of subjects.
Peer mentoring - All freshman participants have an opportunity to be paired with a peer mentor (junior or senior participant) to provide an additional layer of social support as they embark on their postsecondary programs.