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Applying to TRIO
Note: To apply to become a TRiO participant, visit the TRiO Main Office at 119 Sisson between 8 - Noon and 1-4 p.m., Monday-Friday.
To apply to TRIO (New Students)
Visit the TRiO Main Office, 119 Sisson, between 8 a.m. - 4p.m., Monday through Friday to complete an application.
As required by the U.S. Department of Education, all first-time applicants to TRiO must submit a copy of their own (if considered independent) or their parents'/guardians' (if considered dependent) federal tax return for the prior year. Applications cannot be processed without this documentation.
Please call TRiO at (315) 267-2347 if you have questions about this application requirement. Click here for instructions on how to submit your tax return documents.
Check your Potsdam Bear Mail account for notification of your eligibility for the TRiO program.
If your email indicates you are eligible, your next step is to meet with a TRiO staff member. Visit or call the TRiO Main Office at (315) 267-2347 to schedule this appointment.
Your admission into TRiO is not confirmed until you meet with a TRiO staff member.
To reactivate your participation in TRIO (Returning Students)
Visit the TRiO Main Office, 119 Sisson, between 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday through Friday or call (315) 267-2347 to schedule a brief meeting with a TRiO staff member.
Your reactivation with TRiO is not official until you submit your reactivation application to the TRiO office.