SSS TRIO aims to offer a "one-stop shop" of services to program participants at MSUB University campus and City College campus.


Academic Assistance

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Meet with a SSS TRIO Academic Counselor for pre-advising, assistance registering for classes, midterm grade evaluations, attend college success workshops, get assistance transferring to a 4-year institution from City College/graduate school from MSUB, and applying for graduation.


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Our peer mentors provide support, help develop study skills, increase financial literacy, address personal concerns, and much more.


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Receive attentive tutoring for SSS TRIO participants only, for many math, science, and writing classes among many others.


Office Equipment

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Print, scan, and copy for free and get all kinds of school supplies like notebooks, highlighters, etc.

Resource Library

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Check out select textbooks and equipment like calculators, LiveScribe SmartPens, recorders, and more from our Resource Library.


Financial Aid & Literacy

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Get assistance on FAFSA completion, applying for scholarships, budgeting, understanding credit/loans; in close collaboration with MSUB Financial Aid & Scholarships


Career Guidance

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Learn about career planning, goal setting, cover letter and resume writing; in close collaboration with MSUB Career & Employment Services.

Personal & Professional Development

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Social and cultural enrichment activities, Montana TRIO Student Leadership Conference


Campus & Community Partners

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SSS TRIO works closely with other departments at MSUB and organizations in the Billings community in order to increase student success.