Eastern New Mexico University - Roswell

TRiO Student Outreach Program

What is TRiO?

The Student Outreach Program, TRIO, is a composite of four programs designed to improve academic performance, increase student motivation, and smooth the transition from one level of education to the next.

TRiO services are designed to prepare disadvantaged/eligible persons for successful entry, retention, and completion of postsecondary education.

TRiO services are designed to improve academic performance, increase student motivation, and facilitate transitions from one level of education to the next.

TRiO programs are now available at over 1000 colleges and at more than 90 community agencies nationwide, they provide career information and counseling, academic instruction, tutoring, and assistance in applying for financial aid.

About our Programs

Educational Opportunity Center

The Educational Opportunity Center provides eligible adults who seek to enter or continue a program of post secondary education, with information about educational and career opportunities. Educational Opportunity Center (E.O.C.) is a federally funded program to assist adults with admissions and the financial aid process needed to fulfill educational goals.

EOC Online Application

Services provided by the program:

  • Academic, Financial and Personal counseling
  • Career exploration and aptitude assessment services
  • Assistance with the re – entry process to high school or college
  • Information on student financial assistance
  • Assistance in completing applications for college admission, testing, and financial aid
  • Admission and Financial Aid Preparation. EOC assists in gathering appropriate information, arranging testing and preparing documentation necessary for admission to the student’s choice of trade or vocational school, college or university.
  • Counseling. EOC offers motivational, academic, and career counseling. A needs assessment is made; enrollment is encouraged and tutorial assistance is provided to strengthen academic skills. EOC is committed to your success every step of the way – entrance, retention, and graduation from the postsecondary program of your choice.
  • The Educational Opportunity Center assists with: GED, ABE, and ESL Enrollment. Over fifteen classes in more than ten locations offer adults assistance in obtaining a General Education Degree, Adult Basic Education, or instruction in English as a Second Language.
Educational Talent Search

Educational Talent Search established in 1991, identifies disadvantaged young people with potential for post secondary education, encourages them to continue and graduate from secondary schools and to enroll in programs of post secondary education, and encourages high school dropouts to return to school. Educational Talent Search is a federally funded program promoting academic success, high school graduation, and academic opportunities in post secondary education.

Services provided by the program:

  • Academic, financial, or personal counseling
  • Career exploration
  • Assistance with the re-entry process to high school or college
  • Information on post secondary education
  • Information on student financial assistance
  • Assistance in completing college admissions applications and Financial Aid applications
  • Special activities focused on sixth, seventh, and eight graders

Educational Talent Search provides services to the following schools:

  • Goddard High School
  • Carrizozo Middle School
  • Early College High School
  • Hondo Middle School
  • Hondo High School
  • Hagerman High School
  • Hagerman Middle School
  • Mesa Middle School
  • University High School
  • Berrendo Middle School
  • Carrizozo High School
  • Lake Arthur High School
  • Lake Arthur Middle School
  • Mountain View Middle School
  • Roswell High School
  • Sierra Middle School
  • Dexter High School
  • Dexter Middle School

Potential Participant Documents

Upward Bound

Upward Bound is a successful, college-based program of rigorous academic instruction, individual tutoring and counseling for low-income high school students, most of whom are the first generation of their families to enter post-secondary education. During the summer, Upward Bound students come onto campus and are involved in an intensive academic study program for six weeks. During the academic year, Upward Bound students receive academic instruction, tutoring, and counseling after school and on Saturdays. Staff follow their progress in high school and the students learn about the college application process and how to apply for financial assistance. Upward Bound is designed to prepare eligible pre-collegiate students for higher education by providing them with instruction in Science, History, Mathematics, English, Computer Science, Spanish Language, and Study Skills during the summer.

Summer Food Service Program
Summer Food Service Operations Memorandum

Services Provided by the Program:

  • Instruction (academic and summer)
  • Tutorial Services
  • Academic, Financial, or personal counseling
  • Career options

Upward Bound Services are available to the following schools:

  • Dexter High School
  • Goddard High School
  • Hagerman High School
  • Lake Arthur High School
  • Roswell High School

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Student Support Services
TRiO – STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES (SSS) is a college retention and degree completion program that is designed to support low-income and first generation students to reach their full potential and achieve academic success.

SSS is located in the LRC Room 130. We are open 8:00am to 6:00pm Monday through Thursday and 8:00am to 12:00pm on Friday.

We offer multiple services to student participants such as:

  • Academic Support and Guidance
  • Advocacy and Personal Support
  • Tutorial Assistance
  • Assistance with Financial Aid
  • Financial Literacy
  • Leadership Development
  • Social Development
  • Cultural and Community Events
  • Computers and Study Area

For more information about TRiO services you may call the TRiO office at (575)624-7202.