Welcome to TRIO at the University of Illinois at Chicago! At TRIO, our mission is to support low-income individuals, first-generation college students, and individuals with disabilities with their educational plans from high school to post-baccalaureate programs. To achieve this mission, TRIO provides an atmosphere of creativity and belonging where students are nurtured and supported in achieving academic excellence that leads to college graduation and career endeavors. Our students are developed to become critical thinkers, leaders, and effective communicators who are prepared for living and working in a global world. UIC is home to two TRIO programs: Student Support Services (SSS) Program and Upward Bound (UB) Program. To learn more about TRIO and UIC’s programs, click on About Us!

1st Annual UIC First-Generation College Student Celebration Fall 2018 w/ TRIO!

On November 8, 2018, UIC’s Excel Center, which includes TRIO, AAAN, Ace, & NASP, within Student Affairs hosted the 1st Annual First-Generation College Student Celebration at UIC (which is part of the 2nd Annual National TRIO First-Generation College Student Celebration Day). The event was open to students, staff, and faculty around campus, and included food, speakers, raffles, and networking activities to celebrate first-generation students.

#CelebrateFirstGen #UICGenOne Website: excellence.uic.edu


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We offer academic coaching, tutorial services, career and graduate school exploration, study room support, and referrals to other services as needed.Click here for more information!

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