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For High School Students: TRIO Pre-College

The TRIO Pre-College programs at the University of California, Riverside provide free academic tutoring, mentorship, financial guidance, application assistance and fun enrichment activities for low-income and/or potential first-generation college students from select high schools. Our goal is to help high school students enroll in and graduate from a postsecondary institution.  

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For UCR Students: TRIO Scholars

The TRIO Scholars Program, also known as Student Support Services (SSS), serves first-generation students, income-qualified students, and students with disabilities at UC Riverside. 

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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) 

Benefits include:

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