TRIO-Student Support Services delivers a variety of educational and individual support services to motivate and empower qualifying Thunderducks in their college experience.
Richland College TRIO-Student Support Services program (formerly known as SOAR) is a component of the federal TRIO programs funded by the U.S. Department of Education. Since 1993, we have assisted eligible students in achieving their academic pursuits by offering a number of customized academic components designed to increase college retention and graduation rates.
TRIO-Student Support Services program provides a variety of academic support services to program participants to enable them to persist in college and to achieve their educational and career goals. These free services include academic advisement, tutoring, assistance in financial aid application, university field trip, college success workshops and cultural enrichment opportunities.