Based on the latest storm information, Daytona State College campuses will remain closed through Friday, Sept. 30. We plan to reopen Monday, Oct. 3 for all classes and activities, and all campus services and offices will open at 8 am. We will continue to monitor the situation and communicate updates.

About Us

The Federal TRiO Programs (TRiO) are Federal outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. Daytona State College offers two TRIO programs (Talent Search and Student Support Services), which are targeted to serve and assist low-income individuals, first-generation college students, and individuals with disabilities to progress through the academic pipeline from middle school to post-secondary education.

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TRiO Student Support Services (SSS)

Serving DSC college students

The goal of the Student Support Services program is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its participants and help students make the transition from one level of higher education to the next. The program provides support services to low-income students, first generation college students, and disabled students enrolled in post-secondary education programs. Eligible students may receive (among other services) personal and academic career counseling, career guidance, instruction, mentoring, and tutoring.
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TRiO Talent Search (TS)

Serving 6-12 grade students

The goal of Talent Search is to increase the number of youth from disadvantaged backgrounds who complete high school and enroll in and complete their postsecondary education. The Talent Search program identifies and assists individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who have the potential to succeed in higher education. The program provides academic, career, and financial counseling to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school and continue on to and complete their postsecondary education.