TRIO Mission: Provide services to increase college retention and graduation rates by providing support services.


We work to meet the unique educational and individual needs of the students of FPCC.  TRiO contributes to students’  accomplishing their goals in life through direct and continuous participation in the education process. TRiO acts as an advocate for students by counseling and working with individual students and student groups, as well as with other campus offices and divisions, to create a sense of community atmosphere.

Services provided include:

  • Student Coaching
  • Student Grant Aid
  • College Campus Visits
  • Cultural Enrichment Activities
  • Study Skills Assistance
  • Educational Opportunity Awareness
  • College Preparation Courses
  • Tutoring
  • College Placement Testing
  • Student Education Plan
  • Transfer Assistance
  • Scholarship Search
  • Financial Literacy
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Wa Wo Giya “Offers to Help” – Retention

 Program Eligibility

Student must be:

  • Low income
  • First Generation
  • Verified Disabilities

How do I qualify?

  1. TRiO Form
  2. Financial literacy
  3. Student Education Plan