Come stop by the TRIO resource room - we have three computers/printers (check your emails, print a paper before class,get some work done) or just chill out with other TRIO students and staff. Come Join us! Might be treats in the freezer!
If you are new to the college experience, it can seem a little overwhelming and full of doubt. This summer, our TRIO Program would like to provide you with a �bridge� to the college experience.
Take a summer class with TRIO (tuition-free)
Enroll in POL 101-02 Introduction to American Government and Politics for 3 credits at Metropolitan State University
If YOU are�
� new to Metropolitan State University
� new to the college experience (or have limited college credits)
� nervous and excited about being in college
� dedicated to a four-year college degree
� ready to make college one of your priorities
Then welcome to the STARTright Learning Community�
�a community designed to provide a block of courses and college support to ensure your college success.
You already made your first big decision�. going to college! Now make the commitment to STARTright, and you will be on your way toward graduating with a four-year college degree. CLICK HERE for FLYER.
You will be part of a group of students taking a specified block of courses taught by learning community faculty (Courses are subject to change):
Sample Block Schedule
METR-101 1:00 � 4:00 Tues (3 cr)
INFS-115 1:00 � 4:20 Thurs (2 cr)
SSCI-100 9:00-11:30 Thurs (3 cr)
Students work with advisors to select additional 5-8 credits
Sample Block Schedule
COMM-103 Public Speaking (3 cr)
GNDR-270 Gender, Race and Popular Culture (3 cr)
Students work with advisors to select additional 6-9 credits
TRiO: Student Support Services offers a variety of conferences, workshops and events for our student�s academic, professional and personal success.
TRIO open house or orientation
Cultural/Social events (tickets to plays, museum, game night, bowling, ice skating, movie night)
'On-Course' college success mini workshop series
Financial Literacy (financial management, planning, loan management)
Student Leadership Conferences
FAFSA and Scholarship workshops
CHECK D2L "TRIO workshop" for specific dates, times and locations
TRiO: Student Support Services collaborates with different academic departments to coordinate short-term global experiences. There is an increased need for college-aged students to have an international �global� experience. Metropolitan State University has embraced the value of student receiving global experiences and needs to find effective ways to create these educational opportunities to our students.
2016 Spring - COMM-333A (Belfast Northern Ireland)
(moved to 2016 Spring Semester)
- The College of Arts and Sciences and Communications, Writing & Arts in connection with TRIO: Student Support Services has created an opportunity for students, especially those who come from limited-income backgrounds, to gain a short-term global experience built into an Intercultural Communications course. Semester long course includes a short-term global experience to Northern Ireland (Belfast) on during spring break 2016 with additional course fees for travel.
In order to register for the course, student must complete the Application for Course Enrollment Form and have an interview. Check back in October 2015 for application/information
Past Global Experiences:
Spring 2012 � Comparative Criminal Justice
School of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice (coordinating faculty Dr. Susan Hilal).
Location: London, England and Paris, France.
Spring 2011 � Topics in European History and Literature � a global perspective. Department of History/Communication, Writing and Arts (coordinating faculty Dr. Jeanne Grant and Dr. Danielle Hinrichs). Location: Prague, Czech Republic.
Spring 2010 � Topics in European History-a global perspective. Department of History (coordinating faculty Dr. Jeanne Grant). Location: Budapest, Hungary. 17 students.
More information: Andrew Cseter, Director of TRiO Programs
Student Support Services is one of three TRiO programs at Metropolitan State University.
TRiO is a federally-funded program through the U.S. Department of Education. Certain eligibility requirements and criteria are required to participate.