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SSS Eligibility & Applications


Students qualify for the TRiO-SSS program by meeting at least ONE of the following:

  • low-income student (family meets Federal Government Income Eligibility Guidelines)
  • first-generation college student (signifies that parent(s) or guardian (s) did not graduate from 4 year institution)
  • college student with documented disabilities via the Disability Resource Center (DRC)


In addition, applicants to our program must meet ALL the following requirements:

  • be undergraduate students who are admitted full time to PSU (registered for 12 credits or more and no quick admit)
  • be U.S citizens or permanent residents
  • registered for classes (exception would be Summer Bridge applicants)
  • earned less than 135 college credits
  • demonstrate academic need
  1. successful applicants have 
between a 2.5 - 3.5 college GPA  OR
  2. 1st term Freshman students have a 3.0 or higher high school GPA


2014-2015 TRiO-Student Support Services application in Word document SSS application_FY 2014-2015.docx OR PDF file SSS application_FY 2014-2015.pdf

Mail your application:

Portland State University

c/o TRiO Student Support Services (SMSU 425)

1825 SW Broadway

Portland, OR. 97201


Fax your application to 503-725-5462, attention to TRiO - Student Support Services


For More Information:

Visit the TRiO-SSS office in the Smith Memorial Student Union building (SMSU), room 425

Call 503-725-3815 

Our office is open Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm