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We are now accepting applications for the spring 2019 semester. Limited spaces are available. Tutor requests can be submitted starting January 29th.

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

Happening Now

  • Having trouble learning a certain subject? Check out this link!
  • The FAFSA application is now available (FAFSA Website
  • TRIO is unable to provide tutors in the following courses for the spring 2019 semester. Group tutoring may be able to help you.
  • We are excited to announce that over the break TRIO has partnered with the Writers Block and all tutoring for comp classes will be held by the Writers Block. The Writers Block will be able to provide you with a wide level of support and have highly trained staff members.
  • Please be aware when you apply for a TRIO tutor you are responsible for meeting with your assigned tutor for a minimum of 4 hours during this semester. If you do not accumulate 4 hours with your TRIO tutor you will only be able to receive group tutoring during the fall of 2019.
  • If you receive a progress report in ANY of your classes due to poor attendance all TRIO services including tutoring will be placed on hold or terminated for the remainder of the semester.

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!