The Department of Special Services is home to the federal TRIO programs, which are designed to help students overcome economic, social, academic, and cultural barriers to higher education. And one thing's for sure: TRIO works!
The programs offered through the Department of Special Services are a supplement to the University's academic programs, and are for students from elementary school through college and those preparing to attend graduate school.
The programs include:
- Upward Bound
- Upward Bound Math/Science
- Educational Talent Search
- Student Support Services (Regular, STEM, Teacher Prep, Veterans, and Disability)
- Veterans Upward Bound
- Louis Stokes-Louisiana Alliance for Minority Participation (LS-LAMP)
- McNair Program