TRIO at Westmoreland County Community College

TRIO at Westmoreland County Community College

TRIO is a federally funded support program that strives to help students succeed in college, continue to enroll in courses and either graduate or transfer to a senior institution. Its goal is to provide support, encourage excellence and help students achieve academic success!

TRIO is located at the Youngwood campus in the Student Achievement Center (SAC), Room 360.

How to Apply

Interested in becoming a TRIO participant? Click here to complete the TRIO Application.

Once the TRIO staff receive your form, we will determine if you are eligible to become a participant in TRIO. If you meet the eligibility requirements, the TRIO office will contact you through your Westmoreland email or by phone.


To be eligible for services through TRIO, students must demonstrate academic need and meet one of the following criteria: 

  • Be a first-generation college student (neither parent(s) earned a 4-year degree)
  •  Low income (individual whose family's taxable income for the preceding year did not exceed 150 percent of the poverty level amount)
  •  Have a disability

Services Offered

The TRIO program provides counseling, tutoring, academic planning, cultural trips and more.  Visit the TRIO site to meet the staff, learn more about our services and view Student Resources.