Eligibility for TRIO Student Support Services is determined by federal regulations.  

To qualify, you must:

  1. Be a current or admitted student at CSU, Chico;
  2. Plan to attend courses at the CSU, Chico campus;
  3. Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident; and
  4. Demonstrate a need for academic support.

You must also meet one or more of the following criteria:

Note: TRIO-SSS is a needs-based program.  Applicants meeting two or more of the following criteria receive priority during the selection process.

This grant has been 100% federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education to serve 160 participants annually in the amount of $247,583 per year for a period of five years.