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In order to reduce risk for Covid 19 spread, TRIO Programs is providing advising services virtually. However, our office is open to the public Monday through Friday from 8AM to 5PM. No more than 3 visitors will be allowed in the office space at any given time. You can schedule an appointment to meet with your advisor by visiting our appointment page here, or by calling our main office line at 801/581.7188. Click on the virtual support button below to find out more about our services during the pandemic.

Virtual Support 

The Federal TRIO Programs are outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide academic success services to qualified individuals.  

UB Upward Bound

for High School Students

Upward Bound is a college preparation program for high school students from low income famlies or who are potential first generation college students.


Student Support Services

for Undergraduate Students

Student Support Services (SSS) is a TRIO program for current or incoming university students who need academic assistance and other services to be successful at the University. The project provides advising, instruction, tutoring and informational workshops for eligible students.



About TRIO

The University of Utah currently operates 2 federally funded programs, Upward Bound (UB), for high school students and Student Support Services (SSS) for college students.
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UB Announcements

October Newsletter

UB Newsletter Oct 21

April Newsletter

UB April Newsletter

March Newsletter

2021 UB Newsletter

Upward Bound

Upward bound is a college prep program for first generation and/or students who qualify as low income. Students must also attend one of the four contracted schools: East, Highland, Kearns or West high. For more information, call 801-581-7188

SSS Announcements 

SSS mag oct 2021 cover

sss magazine august 2021

 Fall Courses 2021


2022-23 FAFSA applications open!

University Deadlines
University Academic Calendar 




Last Updated: 10/5/21