Established in 2001, Northeast Iowa Community College's TRIO Student Support Services (TRIO-SSS) is a federally funded program that provides ongoing support for 160 students on the Peosta campus who meet the criteria outlined and plan to graduate from NICC and transfer to a four-year college or university.

TRIO-SSS promotes student development by providing opportunities to grow personally, socially and academically.

TRIO-SSS Benefits

Participants are eligible to utilize and enjoy the following program benefits at no cost:

  • Academic Advising
  • Transfer Assistance (to four-year college or university)
  • Individual Tutoring
  • FAFSA Completion
  • Career Counseling
  • Personal Success Seminars
  • Informational Workshops
  • TRIO-SSS Supplemental Aid (competitive application)
  • Cultural Events
  • Leadership Activities

How Can I Qualify?

Students planning to graduate from NICC and transfer to a four-year college or university and meet one or more of the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • First generation college student (neither parent graduated from a four-year college)
  • Students eligible for the Pell grant
  • Students with disabilities

Contact Us

TRIO Support Services
Peosta Campus Main Building 142
800.728.2256, ext. 408
563.556.5110, ext. 408
Hours: M-Th, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
F, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.