TRiO Destination College identifies and assists junior high and high school students who meet eligibility criteria and have the potential to succeed in higher education. The program provides academic, career, and financial counseling to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school and continue on to complete their post-secondary education. TRiO Destination College staff members work collaboratively with partner schools, parents, teachers, counselors, and community outreach organizations.
In addition to providing personalized assistance and one-on-one attention to students, TRiO Destination College provides an array of services including:
Most generally, any student who has barriers to education is eligible for participate in TRiO Destination College. These barriers can include but are not limited to: low-income, potential first-generation college student, and/or academic, family, or social issues.