How to Join TRIO

Photo of TRIO's staff helping a student at an even boothTRIO at LWTech provides more than academic support. TRIO provides a safe place for you to ask questions and find resources. From the moment you enter the TRIO programs, you will have the support you need to help you achieve your academic and personal goals.

Find out if you are eligible for TRIO at LWTech. Email a TRIO advisor.

TRIO Programs at LWTech

There are two TRIO programs at LWTech

  1. Student Support Services (SSS)
    For first-generation (you do not have a bachelor’s degree and neither do your parents or guardians) and/or low-income students
  2. Support Services for Students with Disabilities (SSSD)
    For students with documented disabilities*

*LWTech has the only Support Services for Students with Disabilities TRIO grant in the State of Washington.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the TRIO program, the following eligibility requirements must be met:

  • Citizen, national, or permanent resident of the United States
  • First-generation and/or low-income, OR student with a disability
  • Enrolled or planning to enroll at LWTech
  • Enrolled in a BAS degree, Associate Degree, or Certificate of Proficiency program
  • Meet the criteria for academic services set by the TRIO Projects
  • Complete an eligibility form, application, and first appointment with a TRIO advisor

Find out if you are eligible for TRIO at LWTech. Email a TRIO advisor or call us at (425) 739-8361