The TRIO/SSS program is designed to assist low-income, first-generation, and students with disabilities with completing their Associate degree at Western Iowa Tech and successfully transfer to a four-year college or university. We create a welcoming, supportive environment that helps and inspires students to reach their fullest potential and successfully graduate college. We build relationships with students and maintain strong partnerships with campus and community resources.

These programs are geared to serve students from the 6th grade and older at no charge to participants. 

Process to Apply


The TRIO/SSS program provides an abundance of services to help students be successful:


To be accepted into TRIO/SSS, you must be a US citizen or have a permanent resident card and meet at least one the following criteria: