TRIO Student Support Services
Once you are enrolled at Zane State College, you should apply to the TRIO program. It is one of eight distinct TRIO programs federally funded through competitive grants by the US Department of Education to provide opportunities for increased access and success in college. Participation is free for eligible Zane State College students.

At Zane State College, TRIO-SSS is available to serve you. As one of our participants, you will be able to:

  • Develop a relationship with program staff through holistic advising and intrusive counseling and coaching.
  • Receive 24/7 tutoring support through an online platform, as well as in-person tutoring in our Academic Resource Center (ARC) during the College’s operational hours.
  • Discuss and plan your career with a knowledgeable and understanding thought partner.
  • Receive financial support such as a grant aid award, book voucher, graduation fee waiver, etc.

We will help you achieve your goals for higher education and beyond.


Our mission is to empower participants to successfully navigate the higher education environment and acquire skills, knowledge, attributes, and credentials to launch their future with a renewed sense of purpose and improved social mobility.


  • Serve 144 participants each year, with 2/3 of participants qualifying as first-generation and low-income.
  • 65% of all participants served will persist from one academic year to the beginning of the next academic year.
  • 85% of all enrolled participants will meet the performance level required to stay in good academic standing at the College.
  • 40% of new participants served each year will receive an associate degree, and 20% will graduate and transfer to a bachelor’s program within four years of joining the SSS program.

Additional resources available to participants of the program include:

  • Loaner laptops and calculators
  • Free printing within the ARC
  • Access to textbooks and course materials in the ARC
  • Participation in our free Summer Bridge Program Program
  • A warm learning environment where you can study and engage with peers!
  • Free local and regional trips to enhance your college experience

TRIO SSS participants have access to the program’s office area, including a comfortable social space with an eating area. SSS staff are on hand to interact, answer questions, and provide assistance.   

Summer Bridge Program

Begin your college work with confidence. New students who start in the fall semester and are accepted into the TRIO SSS program benefit from a summer program to improve skills in writing, either math or science, and college success strategies.


To be eligible for the services of the TRIO SSS program at Zane State, the student must be a legal recipient of federal financial aid, demonstrate academic need, and meet one of the following criteria.

  • First-generation college student
  • Limited income
  • Have a documented disability


We are excited to hear from you! After you apply, expect a response from a team member within 48 hours. Click here to apply.

Joshua EnoAdvisor
(740) 588-4109
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Robin CarrollAdministrative Assistant
(740) 588-4115

Jason Lanning, Advisor/Math Tutor
(740) 588-4125
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