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Massasoit Community College (SSS)

Program Description

The TRiO Student Support Services Program (formerly known as PLAN) is a program funded by the United States Department of Education. Under the federal guidelines, students who are enrolled at Massasoit Community College may be eligible to participate in the TRiO Program if they are: first-generation college attendees, low income, or have a documented disability. The goal of the program is to increase retention, graduation, and transfer rates from two-year to four-year institutions by providing an array of comprehensive support services to assist with academic and personal needs.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • College transition and retention support
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Mentoring
  • Other
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • American Indian or Native Alaskan: 4%
  • White: 37%
  • Asian or Pacific Islander: 4%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 19%
  • Other: 1%
  • African American: 35%

First-Generation

  • More than 75%