|Hours||Mon-Fri: 8am - 5pm|
|Location||Howard Phillips Hall 208|
Sep 28Breaking the Barriers- Conversations with Faculty Student Union: Sand Key Meeting Room (Room 220)
Oct 4Research Writing Student Union: Egmont Key Meeting Room (Room 224)
Oct 10Where Did The Time Go?: Practical Tips for Ma Student Union: Sand Key Meeting Room (Room 220)
Oct 20TRiO Around the World TA 130: TA 130
Oct 24Academic Skills Student Union: Garden Key Meeting Room (Room 221)
Oct 26Test Taking Skills Student Union: Cedar Key Meeting Room (Room 223)
The SDES TRiO Center is home to two Student Support Services (TRiO) programs: PRIME STEM and Project BEST. These programs serve college students who are first-generation (neither mother nor father has a Bachelor’s degree), low-income (usually PELL-eligible), and/or have a documented disability (and registered with Student Accessibility Services) by offering academic support services, opportunities, and resources to enhance personal skills and academic excellence.
We aspire to become a national model of excellence for access, persistence, retention and graduation amongst TRiO programs by providing superior academic support services that guide our scholars to excellence.
The SDES TRiO Center/Student Support Services program addresses the academic and social needs of eligible students enrolled at UCF who are first-generation in college, have a documented disability, or demonstrate financial need. The goal of the program is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its scholars by helping them transition from one level of higher education to the next.
As an advocate for access to higher education, the SDES TRiO Center/Student Support Services program is committed to providing the support necessary to empower participants in developing and achieving academic goals. Through state of the art academic coaching, appreciative advising, holistic mentoring and quality professional and social development, the program will empower students to pursue and successfully earn baccalaureate degrees. We want to help participants to:
- Develop the necessary skills, knowledge, and attributes to complete a post-secondary education.
- Achieve maximum academic success and career readiness.
- Graduate as skilled, self-actualizing professionals and global citizens who lead through best practices and lifelong learning.
The U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education (TRiO) has established three objectives for Student Support Services programs nationwide. The percentages are decided by each grantee and are (1) based on institution benchmarks and (2) what each institution deems as ambitious and attainable goals. These objectives are measured annually and are reported on the Annual Performance Report (APR) to the U.S. Department of Education. Programs earn prior experience (PE) points during years two, three, and four of the grant cycle. Years one and five bookend the cycle.
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