TRIO Programs

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For High School Students

TRIO Pre-College

TRIO Pre-College programs are designed to help low-income and/or potential first-generation college students. These students attend select Southern California high schools. TRIO Pre-College programs provide free academic tutoring, mentorship, financial guidance, application assistance and fun enrichment activities. Our goal is to help high school students enroll in, flourish at and graduate from a college or university.

Begin your path to college

TRIO Pre-College programs include:
  • Upward Bound Classic (Serving Moreno Valley, Perris, Rubidoux)
  • Upward Bound Oasis (Serving Banning, Beaumont, Norte Vista, Ramona)
  • Upward Bound RCJ (Serving Eisenhower, Colton, Bloomington)
  • Educational Talent Search (Serving Arroyo Valley, Pacific, San Bernardino, San Gorgonio, Indian Springs)


Contact Us

Student Services Building 2210A
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Office: (951) 827-4685
Fax: (951) 827-4762

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For Current UCR Students

TRIO Scholars 

UC Riverside's TRIO Scholars Program serves first-generation students, income-qualified students and students with disabilities. Also known as Student Support Services (SSS), we promote academic, social, personal and professional success. TRIO Scholars draws on resources both within and outside the program. Our focus is helping students excel at UC Riverside and beyond.

Secure your path to success

TRIO Scholars benefits include:
  • Priority registration, academic support and tutoring
  • Financial aid, scholarship and economic stability information
  • Workshops, seminars, cultural events and networking opportunities
  • Leadership, grad school and career counseling
  • A strong, supportive sense of community


Contact Us

Highlander Union Building 261
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Office: (951) 827-6195