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TRiO Student Support Services

TRiO Student Support Services

TRiO consists of seven educational opportunity programs funded by the Department of Education to provide motivation and support for traditionally underrepresented students within the arena of higher education.  Student Support Services is one of those seven programs.

TRiO: Student Support Services

TRiO Student Support Services at Craven Community College encourages academic excellence and student success by providing intrusive and proactive academic services designed to empower students to address and overcome access challenges to higher education and gain an understanding of how to be successful in the college environment. The program focuses on meaningful and continual educational planning, goal setting initiatives that position students for transfer/graduation pathways and career success.

Mission Statement

TRiO Student Support Services at Craven Community College is committed to creating and maintaining a supportive environment for low income, first generation and disabled students that encourages academic excellence & integrity, student success, and individual responsibility through leadership and service.


Participation

Eligibility for TRiO Student Support Services is determined by federal regulations.

Students must be:

  • Highly motivated to graduate from Craven and/or transfer to a 4-year institution.
  • Committed to their academic success.
  • Enrolled full time in a Certificate or Degree program.
  • Pell Grant Eligible.

Application

To apply for the TRiO Student Support Services program, download and complete the TRiO Application Form. You may also obtain and/or complete an application by visiting a TRiO Student Support Services Office:

Upon receipt, your interest form will be reviewed for eligibility. Eligible applicants will be invited to complete a program application and to schedule a brief intake interview to determine program admission.


TRiO Program Services

The TRiO Student Support Services program consists of several key components:

  • Academic, Career & Personal Advising
  • Financial Literacy, FAFSA Assistance & Scholarships
  • Tutoring & Supplemental Instruction
  • Transfer Assistance & College campus visits
  • Admission & Financial Aid planning for transferring from Craven to a 4 year institution

All services are provided at no cost to TRiO SSS students

Resources

TRiO's Facebook Page

Financial Aid Resources

Financial Aid and Scholarships - www.cravencc.edu/financialaid
Free Application for Federal Student Aid - http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/
College Foundation of North Carolina – www.cfnc.org
College Fish - www.collegefish.org
National Student Loan Database System - www.nslds.ed.gov

Academic & Learning Support Resources

Career and Transfer Center - www.cravencc.edu/careerservices
First Year Experience - www.cravencc.edu/firstyearexperience
Academic Skills Center - www.cravencc.edu/academicskillscenter
Library Services - http://moodle.cravencc.edu/course/view.php?id=1645
Campus Life and Student Engagement - www.cravencc.edu/studentlife


Contact Information

TRiO Student Support Services
Craven Community College
800 College Court
New Bern, NC 28562
Email: trio@cravencc.edu
Fax: (252) 638-1279

New Bern Campus
Office: Student Center, Room C117
Phone: (252) 638.1236
Havelock/Cherry Point Campus
Office: Redd 132 (Wednesday only)
Phone: (252) 444.1043

Program Staff

Jennifer Bumgarner, Director - bumgarnerj@cravencc.edu

Nicole Mena, Tutoring Coordinator - menan@cravencc.edu

Delta Geisinger, Administrative Assistance - geisingerd@cravencc.edu

Camille Cooper, Academic Support Specialist - cooperc@cravencc.edu


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