Helpful LinksHistory of TRIO Programs
CCRI Access to Opportunity
RIC Upward Bound
New England Educational Opportunity Programs
TRIO Programs refers to those programs funded through the US Department of Education that provide assistance and support to low income and/or first generation college bound students (first generation meaning neither parent graduated from a four year college or university) so they will succeed in their educational plans. TRIO programs help students overcome class, social and cultural barriers to higher education.