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TRiO Grant Program

Student Support Services


Academic Advising & Monitoring:

Students will receive individual assistance in planning, scheduling, and registration for classes. Students will meet with their Advisor at least three times during the semester to address academic progress toward academic goal.

Career Advising:

Students will receive individual and/or group assistance in career exploration and planning. Program staff and the Career Center will work together to provide students with workshops or small group sessions that will allow them to explore and plan their careers.

Transfer Advising:

Students will receive individual and/or group assistance in preparation for transfer to four year colleges and universities. Transfer Center resources, college search materials, software (e.g., ARTSYS), MC Transfer Day, and program sponsored visits to area colleges will be available. Program staff will work with admission and financial aid staff at transfer institutions, and coordinate with Student Support Services programs on those campuses. 

Financial Aid/ Financial Literacy Advising:

Students will receive individual and/or group assistance in exploring and applying for financial aid. Program staff will work with the Office of Financial Aid to ensure that Students' financial needs are met.  Program staff will work closely with students in educating on Financial Literacy.


Program offers tutoring in Math and English. Program staff will also coordinate referrals for tutoring to the Rockville Counseling Department's Project Success program, the Math/Science Center, the Writing and Reading Center, and various academic departments.


Students may request a mentor from the campus community who offer their varied experience and knowledge in assisting students in developing the personal, academic, and social skills necessary for the world of education and work.


Workshops are offered during each semester featuring topics on Selecting a Major, Career Exploration and Planning, College Success, and Personal Development. 

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Montgomery County, MD


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