What is STAR TRIO?
TRIO programs are federally funded educational opportunity outreach programs designed
to motivate and support students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Serving low-income,
first-generation, and disabled students, TRIO creates a pathway for success as they
progress from middle school through college. See if you're eligible to participate
and find a community of support through TRIO!
Are You Eligible to Receive Support From STAR TRIO at Mesa? #
Students receiving assistance from STAR TRIO have access to a number of support services
and resources to help them navigate their educational journey and succeed academically.
In order to be eligible, you must:
- Be enrolled at Mesa full-time (12 units)
- Intend to transfer to a four-year university and/or pursue a bachelor's degree
- Meet federal income guidelines
- Be a first-generation college student and/or a DSPS student evidencing academic need.
Attend a STAR TRIO Event
Meet the other students and staff that make up the STAR TRIO community, learn
how to navigate college, and get tips for how to plan for your future and transferring
to a four-year institution. Access the calendar to view a full list of activities
and events and get involved!
Access the events calendar