TRIO SSS Applications

Below are the steps to complete the TRIO Student Support Services Program Application.

Step 1: 

You will need to complete Financial Literacy 101 which provides targeted financial education for college student populations, including non-traditional students and TRIO participants. 

  • Go to www.financialliteracy101.org
  • In the section entitled “Enter your access code to get started,” enter the following access code:
  • UVUSSS
  • Fill out the information to "create your account"
  • Complete the online “Financial Literacy 101” course.
  • Take the course evaluation and pass it with and 80% or above.
  • At the end of the Financial Literacy Course, there will be a certificate on the bottom right, click on the certificate, download as a PDF to your desktop.   You will be uploading this document in Step 3 of the application.

*The entire course will take about an hour to complete.

Step 2:

Complete all required information sections:

  1. General Information
  2. Personal Information
  3. Financial Aid Information
  4. Academic Profile

Complete one or more of the following forms:

  1. First Generation Certification
  2. Disability Verification (you will need your Disability Counselors name and email)
  3. Low Income Certification

Step 3:

Upload the Financial Literacy Course PDF you downloaded onto your desktop at the end of the application

Step 4:

Submit the TRIO Student Support Services DocuSign Application. 

After Application Submission Process:

After your application is received by the TRIO SSS program, you will receive a confirmation email that your application has been received and processed.   You will be notified by email if you have been accepted into the TRIO SSS program within 30 days after your application has been processed.   

To begin your application process please select the best option below.

First Generation and Low-Income Independent Student

  • An independent student is one of the following: 
  • at least 24 years old and/or married 
  • a graduate or professional student
  • a veteran, a member of the armed forces 
  • an orphan 
  • a ward of the court 
  • someone with legal dependents other than a spouse 
  • an emancipated minor or someone who is homeless or at risk of becoming homeless

 

  • First Generation student is defined as:
  • Neither parent have earned a Bachelor’s Degree prior to your 18th birthday

If you fit this category please CLICK HERE

First Generation and Low-Income Dependent Student

A dependent student is under 24 years old and does not fit under any of the categories listed under independent student above.  As such, the dependent student’s parent or legal guardian must sign this form. 

  • First Generation student is defined as:
  • Neither parent have earned a Bachelor’s Degree prior to your 18th birthday

If you fit this category please CLICK HERE

 

First Generation Student Only

  • First Generation student is defined as:
  • Neither parent have earned a Bachelor’s Degree prior to your 18th birthday

 If you fit this category please CLICK HERE

Physical or Learning Disablitly Student Only

 If you fit this category please CLICK HERE