TRIO Student Support Services is a federally funded program offered by the United States Department of Education and is a part of a network of over 2,800 TRIO programs serving nearly 850,000 students throughout the country. The mission of the TRIO Student Support Services Program at Danville Area Community College is to help eligible students be successful in college and to obtain their Associate degree.
Students may be eligible to participate in TRIO if they are currently enrolled at DACC (full-time or part-time), be a United States citizen or have permanent residency status and meet one or more of the following program eligibility criteria:
Be a first-generation college student- being a first-generation college student means that neither one of your parents has completed a four-year college or university degree (Bachelor's degree).
Have financial need- having financial need means that your individual or family taxable income falls below the official federal low income figure determined by household size.
Have a physical or learning disability- having a disability means that you have documented learning or physical disability on file with the DACC Office of Disability Services.
TRIO participants receive the following services:
Counseling for Academic Success
Development of Education Plan
University Transfer Visits
Strategies for Financing College
Course Selection and Registration
Walk-in availability Monday-Friday
By self-made appointment with a Professional Mentor
Assistance with Scholarship Search and Applications
Assistance with Four-Year College/University Applications and Transfer Process
Freshman Year Experience Program
Academic Support Workshops
Small Learning Community Groups
Fall and Spring- Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Summer- Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
How to Contact Us
Student Success Center (Cannon Hall Room 113)
Danville Area Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities. Inquiries may be directed to Jill A. Cranmore, Vice President of Human Resources, Affirmative Action Officer, Title IX Coordinator, and Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Danville Area Community College, 2000 E. Main St., Martin Luther King Memorial Way, Danville, IL 61832-5199, 217-443-8756, or firstname.lastname@example.org.