TRIO Student Support Program

The Student Support Services Program is a federally funded program based at University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point at Wausau, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater at Rock County and University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee at Waukesha. The program provides supportive services to disadvantaged college students to enhance their potential for successfully completing the post-secondary program in which they are enrolled. All participants must be either low-income, first-generation post-secondary students, or students with physical disabilities.

Services offered include:

  • Instruction in reading, writing, study skills and mathematics as necessary for success beyond high school
  • Tutorial services
  • Academic, financial, career and personal counseling
  • Exposure to cultural events
  • Assistance in obtaining financial aid
  • Information about further educational opportunities
  • Assistance in securing admission and financial assistance for enrollment in baccalaureate programs

For more information and to learn if you are eligible, contact the following:

Miranda Gentry-Siegel
Associate Director of Student Support Services,
UW-Stevens Point at Wausau

Julie Janiak
Director/Associate Director of the Student Support Services Program,
UW-Whitewater at Rock County

Schelzia Ross
Associate Director of Student Support Services,
UW-Milwaukee at Waukesha