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TRIO Educational Supportive Services

Serving and supporting K-State students for more than 50 years

TRIO Educational Supportive Services (ESS) provides FREE holistic support for students who are first generation, income-limited, and/or have a documented disability. We accept and work with 300 students each year, offering a number of services that help participants persist year-to-year, maintain a good GPA standing, and graduate on time.



What our TRIO ESS students are saying:

(from 22-23 TRIO ESS Student Survey):

"Having a Success Coach was the most impactful part of my involvement with TRIO ESS."
"Tutoring was something I got to help me feel more confident in my first couple hard classes like chem., and its just a good environment and really excellent form of helping."
"[Writing tutoring] made assignments more comprehensible."
One student said that "the love and acceptance I feel" is what keeps them coming back.