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MSUN TRIO Student Support Services

We are proud to partner with the Department of Education to offer TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) at Montana State University-Northern. MSUN TRIO SSS Scholars receive unsurpassed support from a committed team of staff, student tutors and mentors from the moment they enroll through graduation.

Tutoring and Mentoring Financial Literacy and Career Exploration Workshops and Events

Submit Your Individual Academic Success Plan

Student Support Services (SSS) at MSU-Northern asks each of its program participants to complete an Individual Academic Success Plan at least once a semester. This plan helps students and staff ensure that each student's needs are being addressed and they are getting the support they need in order to do well and complete their degree. Click the button below to complete your plan now:

Submit Your Success Plan

We are here to help you succeed!

Our goal is to provide you with the support and skills needed to remain in college and complete a degree program by creating a personalized Academic Success and Career Plan. This plan, combined with the effort of our team and your personal motivation to succeed, will help guide your first days as a TRIO SSS Scholar through graduation.

SSS provides its participants with tutoring, mentoring, advising, disability services, a private computer lab, and a quiet study area. Our center also comes fully stocked with each years required textbooks for participants to utilize on site. You will always have a friendly, safe place to come visit, study, or relax in SSS!

Grant Aid

SSS Grant Aid is a financial award available to eligible program participants. We are giving out $10,000  to active participants based on the criteria listed here. The application opens in the Fall of 2024.  Click here to fill out an application, or stop by Cowan Hall 211 to ask our staff about applying in person. Please contact us with any questions. Recipients of SSS Grant Aid will be notified as soon as possible. 


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Our Mission

The TRIO Student Support Service program at Montana State University-Northern is committed to increasing the rates of academic achievement, retention, and graduation among historically underrepresented students. This is accomplished by assisting them with short-term decision making and long term planning, as well as providing resources and individualized support services that facilitate their ability to become effective agents of their own learning and personal development.