TRiO Student Support Services

TRiO Student Support Services


Director: M. Theresa Bloskey
Assistant Director: Toni M. Barrile
Secretary: Michele Frazier

268 Student Services Center
Hours: M-F, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Office: 570-389-3606
Fax: 570-389-2612

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Where to find us

TRiO is located in the Warren Student Services Center, which is in the center of lower campus between Bakeless Center and Hartline Science Center, directly above the financial aid office.

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TRiO's mission is to contribute to the success of BU students in pursuit of their educational career and life goals. TRiO is committed to increasing retention and graduation through:

  • Personalized supportive, proficient and accessible program services and staff
  • Quality advising, tutoring, teaching and advocacy
  • Acknowledgement and appreciation for individual diversity and resilience

Services Provided

  • Academic tutoring with master tutors in English/writing, study skills, math, sciences, social sciences, business, accounting and more ...
  • Individual confidential advisement for academics, personal concerns, financial issues, etc.
  • Group preparation for APA formatting, PRAXIS and GRE
  • Quiet study areas with computer access

Scholarship Information

The Department of Education in Washington D.C. makes tuition grants available to BU TRiO SSS students. Eligible students must be active SSS participants in their first two years of college and must be a PELL grant recipient. No student may receive a grant if it replaces other grant aid already committed to that student. Scholarship amounts are determined by the recipients' financial aid need and award packages.

Funded under TRiO grants from the U.S. Department of Education $289,656.