TRIO Programs at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are federally-funded outreach programs that offer academic, social, cultural and financial support for first-generation and underserved scholars. We engage with students in middle school through college to help them achieve educational goals by completing a college degree and exploring advanced education.

Who We Serve

TRIO programs at Nebraska currently serve six middle schools and three high schools in partnership with Lincoln Public Schools. Additionally, SSS provides support and services to eligible undergraduate students from all majors and degrees at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Student presents at TRIO Symposium for Summer Research Students
The TRIO Symposium for Summer Research offers a unique opportunity for scholars to activity participate in and present research findings.

What We Do

Our staff members work with students to:

  • Reinforce self-esteem and educational skill attainment
  • Promote the concept of campus involvement
  • Encourage participation in constructive leadership experiences in the Lincoln community

TRIO services include tutoring, mentoring, assistance with the college application process, financial literacy and financial aid, career counseling, resume review, workplace and college visits, special instruction in reading, writing, study skills, mathematics, and academic assistance to reenter high school or college.