TRIO Program


The goal of TRiO programs is to overcome financial, class, social and cultural barriers to higher education and to increase access and success for low-income, first generation, and students with disabilities through awareness, advocacy and academic support. (

The TRiO/SSS program assists eligible college students to succeed and earn a certificate or degree. Services include:

  • Academic, career, transfer advising and personal counseling
  • Classes and labs to build skills in math, reading and writing
  • Individual and group tutoring to foster academic success
  • Transition to college classes
  • Disabilities Services
  • Financial Aid/Scholarship Information
  • Veterans support

At FVCC, the TRiO/SSS program serves 350 students per academic year with a budget of $323,238.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 406-756-3880 or stop by the Learning Resource Building, Room 129.

The TRiO/EOC program caters to individuals who are no longer in school but want to pursue high school, GED/HiSet or college diplomas. The EOC encourages individual to return to high school or enter college by providing:

  • Career guidance
  • Academic advising
  • Financial aid assistance
  • College application
  • Linkages to other agencies providing assistance.

TRiO/EOC is part of a Montana State University-Northern program that serves potential students all across Montana.   TRiO/EOC is a federally funded U.S. Department of Education program. Linda Ornowski LRC 141 Phone: 406.756.3916 Fax 406.756.3911 Email:

TRiO/VUB Veterans Upward Bound is a federal program designed to help military veterans refresh their academic skills. Classes are free to eligible veterans.  FVCC Continuing Education AT Building 406.756.3832 More information and sign up


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Last modified: October 29, 2015