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Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to receive services from the TRiO - Student Support Services Project you must:
  • Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment at CSU-Pueblo as an undergraduate student.
  • Be a low-income student as outlined by the Department of Education criteria
  • Or, be a first generation student
  • Or, be a student with a documented disability.
  • Meet the academic need criteria as established by the CSU-Pueblo SSS Project; and,
  • Be a citizen, national or permanent resident of the United States.

*Students in the TRiO - Student Support Services program are more than twice as likely to remain in college as those students from similar backgrounds who did not participate in the program

Federal TRiO Programs
Current-Year Low-Income Levels
(Effective January 18, 2018 until further notice)

Size of Family Unit48 Contiguous States, D.C., and Outlying JurisdictionsAlaskaHawaii
1 $18,210 $22,770 $20,940
2 $24,690 $30,870 $28,395
3 $31,170 $38,970 $35,850
4 $37,650 $47,070 $43,305
5 $44,130 $55,170 $50,760
6 $50,610 $63,270 $58,215
7 $57,090 $71,370 $65,670
8 $63,570 $79,470 $73,125

For family units with more than eight members, add the following amount for each additional family member: $6,480 for the 48 contiguous states, the District of Columbia and outlying jurisdictions; $8,100 for Alaska; and $7,455 for Hawaii.

The term "low-income individual" means an individual whose family's taxable income for the preceding year did not exceed 150 percent of the poverty level amount.
The figures shown under family income represent amounts equal to 150 percent of the family income levels established by the Census Bureau for determining poverty status. The poverty guidelines were published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in the Federal Register on January 18, 2018.

Student Support Services

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