TRIO Student Support Services is a federally funded program offered by the United States Department of Education and is a part of a network of over 2,800 TRIO programs serving nearly 850,000 students throughout the country. The mission of the TRIO Student Support Services Program at Danville Area Community College is to help eligible students be successful in college and to obtain their Associate degree.

Students may be eligible to participate in TRIO if they are currently enrolled at DACC (full-time or part-time), be a United States citizen or have permanent residency status and meet one or more of the following program eligibility criteria:

  • Be a first-generation college student- being a first-generation college student means that neither one of your parents has completed a four-year college or university degree (Bachelor's degree).
  • Have financial need- having financial need means that your individual or family taxable income falls below the official federal low income figure determined by household size.
  • Have a physical or learning disability- having a disability means that you have documented learning or physical disability on file with the DACC Office of Disability Services.

TRIO participants receive the following services:

  • Academic Advisement
  • Counseling for Academic Success
  • Development of Education Plan
  • University Transfer Visits
  • Strategies for Financing College
  • Course Selection and Registration
  • Tutoring

    • Walk-in availability Monday-Friday
    • By self-made appointment with a Professional Mentor
    • Online tutoring
  • Assistance with Scholarship Search and Applications
  • Assistance with Four-Year College/University Applications and Transfer Process
  • Computer Lab
  • Freshman Year Experience Program
  • Academic Support Workshops
  • Small Learning Community Groups

Office Hours

Fall and Spring- Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Summer- Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.     Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

How to Contact Us

Student Success Center (Cannon Hall Room 113)