TRiO Student Accessibility and Support
TRiO Student Accessibility and Support helps students graduate from OCCC and transfer
to earn a bachelor’s degree. TRiO SSS is a federally-funded, comprehensive program
designed to promote student success and improve academic performance. TRiO SSS provides
participants with academic and support services in a friendly environment that seeks
to ensure their retention, successful transfer to another college or university, and
completion of a baccalaureate degree. TRiO SSS students participate in individual
meetings as well as workshops and events that help students increase academic skills,
develop interpersonal skills, navigate the college transfer process, and encounter
a wide range of cultural experiences.
TRiO SSS services include:
Academic—recurring scheduled tutoring, study skills training, time management skills, academic
advisement, financial aid and scholarship assistance, college transfer assistance
Personal - Peer mentoring, personal coaching/advising, cultural awareness, career exploration,
motivation and encouragement, civic engagement, and leadership development. ALL TRIO
services are provided at no charge to eligible students. Applications are accepted
year round however admittance is based on space available at time of application.
TRIO will make every effort to accommodate applicants no matter what.
www.occc.edu/sss/ • (405) 682-7865
Trio Upward Bound
TRiO Upward Bound is a federally-funded program designed to encourage and support
students grades 9 through 12 in their preparation for college entrance. Upward Bound
currently serves students attending U.S. Grant High School, Capitol Hill High School,
Southeast High School, Pathways Middle College, Moore High School, Southmoore high
School, Santa Fe South High School and Westmoore High School. Upward Bound provides
students with academic and support services through personal, financial aid, and career
counseling and academic tutoring in a year-round program. Participants may earn a
stipend for participation in all monthly activities. Each summer, Upward Bound students
attend a six-week mini-college held at Oklahoma City Community College.
All TRiO Upward Bound services are provided at no cost to eligible students. For more
information or to find out if you are eligible to receive services, call or stop by
the office located on the first floor in the Main Building 1T7.
www.occc.edu/upwardbound/ • (405) 682-7865