The term "TRIO" was coined to describe the first three of a series of educational opportunity programs which emerged out of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. The first was Upward Bound established in 1964, followed by Talent Search in 1965 and Student Support Services in 1968. TRIO currently includes eight programs to assist students progress through the academic pipeline.


Please click on the following programs at the top or with the following link to learn more about services and eligibility!

SSS Corvallis:

SSS Cascades:

Upward Bound: 

Read Oregon State's presidential communication: U.S Supreme Court ruling on race-related admissions decisions