Lansing Community College

TRiO Student Support Services is a federally funded program providing:

  • Academic Advising
  • Tutoring Services
  • Personal and Academic Counseling
  • Leadership Workshops
  • Transfer Institution Campus Visits
  • Assistance Completing Applications to Transfer to Four-year Institutions
  • Cultural Enrichment Activities
  • Financial Literacy Workshops
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Assistance with Career/Paths and Educational Opportunities
  • FAFSA Application Assistance

The Lansing Community College TRiO Student Support Services program is 100% funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education in the amount of $289,954.00 per year for the 2016-2021 grant cycle.

Participant eligibility requires at least one of the following:

  • Student is a first-generation college student (neither parent(s) or legal guardian has a bachelor degree).
  • Student is income eligible and meet guidelines as defined by the U. S. Department of Education.
  • Student has a disability (documented with LCC's Center for Student Access).

TRiO is an academic support program at LCC

TRiO is a set of federally-funded college opportunity programs that motivate and support students from disadvantaged backgrounds in their pursuit of a college degree. Over 850,000 low-income, first-generation students and students with disabilities from sixth grade through college graduation - are served by more than 2,800 programs nationally. TRiO programs provide academic advice, academic tutoring, mentoring, financial guidance, personal counseling, and other supports necessary for educational access and retention. TRiO programs provide direct support services for students, and relevant training for directors and staff.


Program Application

Who is eligible for the TRiO Program?

LCC's TRiO Program is federally-funded by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, all applicants must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen, and meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Be a first-generation college student (to meet this criteria, neither parent and/or legal guardians have earned a Bachelor degree or higher)
  • Meet income guidelines (as defined by the U.S. Department of Education - Federal TRiO guidelines)
  • Have a documented learning or physical disability on file with LCC's Center for Student Access
Eligible? Here's how to apply:

Complete the application and submit it to the TRiO office.

Applications may be submitted via:


PDF FileTrio Application

Lansing Community College is an equal opportunity educational institution/employer. Lansing Community College programs and activities are open for all persons regardless of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, creed, ancestry, height, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, familial status, marital status, military status, veteran’s status, or other status as protected by law, or genetic information.

TRiO-Student Support Services College Success Tracks

TRiO-SSS College Success Tracks are designed to assist students in developing essential college success strategies and explore academic, career-related and personal development topics. Each track is a progression of content, skills learned, and overall academic awareness based on the previous track.

The three TRiO-SSS College Success Tracks are:

  • Track One: Foundation - The foundation track builds study skills, time management skills and organizational skills that every new student needs to succeed in college.
  • Track Two: Leadership - The leadership development track is designed to assist TRiO students in developing their leadership skills through a series of workshops modeled from the Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society Leadership Development Program.
  • Track Three: Graduation/Transfer - The graduation/transfer track focuses on graduation/transfer preparation such as college visits, application essay's, scholarships, etc.

For more information contact the TRiO office at 517-483-1161 or at

Gannon Building front exterior glass

TRiO Contact

TRiO Student Support Services

Location: Gannon Bldg, Room 1225
Phone: 517-483-1161