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TRiO University of Utah
1901 E. South Campus Drive
Room 2075
Salt Lake City
United States
Contact Name:
Kathryn Felker
Program Description:
The TRiO/Educational Opportunity Programs is comprised of three programs. Student Support Services is a program for students who need academic assistance and other services to be successful at the University. Funded by a federal grant to the University, the project provides advising, instruction, and tutoring for eligible students. Upward Bound is a college preparation program for high school students from low income families or who are potential first generation college students.
Mission Statement:
The TRiO/Educational Opportunity Programs, through a supportive environment, empower underrepresented students to access postsecondary education & to achieve academic success leading to a postsecondary degree.
Enhancing educational opportunity as a pathway to success. Value, respect and appreciate each student. Promote social justice through commitment and service to traditionally underrepresented students, specifically low income, first generation college students, and students with disabilities. Promote education by providing the tools that students need to become empowered for themselves and to contribute to their communities and to society as a whole.
Academic Prep:
College and Postsecondary Planning:
High School (9-12):