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TRIO Student Support Services (SSS)

TRIO program office of Kirkwood Community College. Student Support Services

TRIO Student Support Services - Traditional

What is TRIO Student Support Services - Traditional?

Kirkwood Community College's TRIO Student Support Services-Traditional (TRIO Traditional) is a federally funded program under the U.S. Department of Education. We provide opportunities for academic, social, and cultural development for students from underrepresented backgrounds.

Who Qualifies?

Applicants must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible to receive support from the TRIO Traditional program:

  • Be enrolled in credit classes at Kirkwood Community College on the Cedar Rapids campus
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Meet at least ONE of the following criteria:
    • First Generation (defined as neither parent/guardian of the student has earned a four year bachelor's degree)
    • Low Income (defined as a person's household taxable income not exceeding 150% of the poverty level)
    • Have a documented physical or learning disability
  • Applicants must not have already earned a 2 year degree or higher

Program Benefits

TRIO Traditional participants are eligible for the following services:

  • Academic coaching 
  • Career exploration
  • Financial aid guidance, including help with the FAFSA process, scholarship applications and financial literacy workshops
  • Highly-trained Academic Support Specialists, specialized in Writing and Math, who work one-on-one with students for optimal learning
  • Transfer planning, including assistance with the application process, and college and university visits to enable a smooth transition
  • Referrals to campus and community services
 

TRIO Traditional Application

CLICK HERE to submit an application for the TRIO Student Support Services Traditional program.

 

TRIO Traditional Staff Contact Info

TRIO Traditional Staff

Andrew Freeman - TRIO Traditional Director

Phone: 319-398-5674

Email: Andrew.Freeman@kirkwood.edu

Calendly: https://calendly.com/andrew-freeman-1

 

Morgan Bear - TRIO Traditional Advisor

Phone: 319-398-4931

Email: Morgan.Bear@kirkwood.edu

Calendly: https://calendly.com/morgan-bear

 

Scott Gay - TRIO Traditional Advisor

Phone: 319-398-5684

Email: Scott.Gay@kirkwood.edu

Calendly: https://calendly.com/trioscott

 

Sarah Mickam - TRIO Program Assistant

Phone: 319-398-5455

Email: Sarah.Mickam@kirkwood.edu

 

TRIO Traditional Math and Writing Specialists

Cindy Weglarz - TRIO Traditional Math Specialist

Email: Cindy.Weglarz@kirkwood.edu

Calendly Link: https://calendly.com/cindy-weglarz

 

Jill Johnson-West - TRIO Traditional Math Specialist

Email: Jill.Johnson-West@kirkwood.edu

Calendly Link: https://calendly.com/jillcjohnsonwest

 

Chris Cronbaugh - TRIO Traditional Writing Specialist

Email: christopher.cronbaugh@kirkwood.edu

Calendly Link: https://calendly.com/christopher-cronbaugh