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Giving Back

Fall 2017 TRiO paired up with CVP to donate food to the SUNY Potsdam food pantry.

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Meet Our Fall 2017 Mentors

All freshmen are provided with a TRiO Peer Mentor every fall. This mentor is available to help you with your initial transition to campus life. Mentors can advise you on anything - from where to get the best cup of coffee to the importance of seeing your professor during office hours, and everything in between. Meet Our Mentors

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We Offer 1-on-1 Tutoring

All TRiO students are eligible for one 1-on-1 peer tutor every semester.

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Stop By - We're at 119 Sisson Hall

Whether you’re stopping by the TRiO office just to say hi or you need to make an appointment, we always love to see our students!

Giving Back

Fall 2017 TRiO paired up with CVP to donate food to the SUNY Potsdam food pantry.

If you are in need of academic support, please stop by our office so we can help get you the support you need before early alerts.

TRIO Mission Statement

It is TRiO’s mission to help low-income, first generation, and/or disabled students graduate from university.  This is achieved through the implementation of an all-encompassing approach to the “college experience”. TRiO assists students by providing academic counseling and tutoring, helping them to become financially literate, offering guidance on pursuance of a graduate degree, and providing advice to students when they experience day-to-day, non-academic issues.

Earning a college degree is difficult. Becoming a TRiO student can make the difference in getting to graduation.

First Time Participants

Please use the following eligibility guidelines to determine if you qualify for use of TRiO services.

Please note that as required by the U.S. Department of Education, all first-time applicants to TRiO must submit a signed Declaration of Household Size and Income (PDF). If you are considered a dependent you must have your parent or legal guardian sign this form, if you are independent you must sign.

Please call TRiO at (315) 267-2347 if you have questions about this application requirement.

Happening Now

  • We are currently accepting applications for Spring 2018 please stop by during the first two weeks of the semester to join our program.
  • There are a limited amount of tutor spaces left. If you need a tutor for the spring of 2018 please stop by and submit your new tutor request.
  • Having trouble learning a certain subject? Check out this link!
  • The FAFSA application is now available (FAFSA Website

Looking for a scholarship?

View SUNY Potsdam Scholarships Here!

TRIO is here to help you survive, thrive and strive to succeed throughout your college journey!