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TRIO Student Support Services Program

TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) is a grant-funded academic support program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. Harold Washington College TRIO SSS is funded to support 160 students each academic year.  HWC TRIO SSS staff will support you as you achieve your academic goals, including remaining in good academic standing, graduating, and transferring to a four-year college or university.     

  

                 

Eligible TRIO SSS Students Will Receive:     

      

Academic Tutoring     

   • Study Skills Tutoring     

   • Academic Skills Workshops     

   • Group Study Sessions     

      

Mentoring     

   • Faculty and staff mentors     

   • Peer mentors     

      

Planning Beyond HWC     

   • Transfer Guidance     

   • Career Coaching     

      

Clinical Counseling     

   • Emotional Support     

   • Stress Management     

   • Wellness Workshops     

      

Course Selection Advisement     

   • Priority Registration     

   • Mid and End of semester advising     

      

Assistance with Financial Aid     

   • FAFSA Support     

   • Scholarship Advising     

      

Financial Literacy     

   • Loan Counseling     

   • Financial Wellness Workshops     

      

Cultural and Social Events     

   • On and off campus cultural experiences     

   • Socialize with fellow HWC students     

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TRIO SSS Eligibility      

To apply, a student must be:     

• A HWC Student     

• A U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident     

• Earning their first degree or certificate     

      

Students must also be one or more of the following:     

• Low Income – Full Pell Eligible     

• First Generation – Neither parent has completed a four-year degree     

• Disability – With verifying documentation     

      

Application Process     

1. Complete a HWC TRIO SSS Application Packet:     

    a. Application     

    b. Participant Agreement     

    c. Consent Form     

2. Attend a TRIO SSS informational meeting     

      

Application packets may be picked up in Room 101F or     

accessed digitally here:     

https://tinyurl.com/HWCTRIOSSSApp      


     

                       

Questions? Contact us at hwc-triosss@ccc.edu. We look forward to meeting you!​ ​​​​ ​​            


         

          

TRIO Staff:​         

Jennifer Vogel, Director         

  Jvogel3@ccc.edu           

Janea Vinson, Clinical Counselor       

  Jvinson14@ccc.edu           

Meaghan Young-Stephens, Academic Coach      

David Adams, Mentor/Tutor       

Luke Straube, Mentor/Tutor   

Kaelyn Green, Learning Specialist           

  Myoung-stephens@ccc.edu          

Dadams109@ccc.edu lstraube@ccc.edu        

Kgreen96@ccc.edu​      

Melissa McGlynn, College Advisor      

  Mmcglynn@ccc.edu           

Brandy Parker, College Advisor          

  Bparker7@ccc.edu           

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Harold Washington College Student Support Services Program is federally funded in the amount of $261,888.00 through the U.S. Department of Education, Office ​of Federal TRIO Program. Authority for this program is contained in the Title IV, Part A, Subpart 2, Chapter 1, Section 402D of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended.  

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Hours

Monday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  
Saturday, CLOSED​