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Educational Supportive Services

TRIO Educational Supportive Services
Kansas State University
103 Holton Hall
1101 Mid-Campus Dr.
Manhattan, KS 66506

Office hours
8 AM - 5 PM, M-F
(due to COVID-19
staffing, office may
be closed noon-1 PM)

Phone: (785)532-5642
Fax: (785)532-6457

Educational Supportive Services awarded TRIO grant from Department of Education

August, 2020 - Educational Supportive Services announces TRIO grant renewal for five more years; program will continue to serve 300 eligible participants a year.  


A program within the Office of Student Success, Educational Supportive Services (ESS) is a federally funded TRIO program which provides a comprehensive support community for students who are first generation, income-limited, and/or have a documented disability, while pursuing their undergraduate degree. ESS provides FREE services designed to assist students achieve academic success and graduate with their degree.

ESS is able to accept 300 students each year and offers a number of services that assist participants with persisting year-to-year, maintaining good GPA standing, and graduating on-time. Some of the ESS services* offered are:

  • One-to-One Tutoring 
  • Individualized Success Coaching from professional staff
  • FAFSA help
  • Workshops (academic, financial, career, etc.)    
  • Writing Specialist help
  • GRE Prep
  • Grant Aid Awards (Fall 2020)

*Due to COVID-19 and to minimize risk, some services may be provided through Zoom.


ESS is funded by a Federal TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) grant from the Department of Education with additional assistance from Kansas State University. 




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