Weekly Update

January 19-22, 2021

WELCOME BACK! HAPPY 2021!

TRIO Holds for Spring 2021

TRIO SSP will be placing hold on student accounts in the next week or so. This hold will be on all TRIO student accounts until the student has completed their semester needs assessment and meeting with a TRIO advisor. This hold is not punitive, but simply a reminder to complete your student meeting.


It is our hope that having holds placed earlier in the semester will encourage students to schedule and complete their meeting(s) well in advance of priority registration beginning and open the priority registration opportunity to more TRIO SSP students.


During your meeting we will discuss how classes are going and resources you may need. To maximize our conversation, we would like you to attend your courses at least a couple of times before you have your TRIO semester meeting.


Steps to completing your TRIO semester requirements:


  1. Schedule your semester meeting with TRIO here: https://bit.ly/39nb0kB
  2. Once you schedule your meeting, complete your student needs assessment: https://bit.ly/35tB2ll
  3. Before your meeting takes place, you will need to have your academic advising appointment with your major advisor. Make this appointment ASAP, as many advisor schedules fill up quickly.
  4. Have meeting with TRIO advisor, discuss needs assessment and share recommended classes from your academic advisor for Fall 2021.

****Your Student Needs Assessment and meeting with your major academic advisor should take place BEFORE your TRIO SSP semester meeting****


*Graduating seniors should also be completing a needs assessment and one last semester meeting with TRIO before they graduate*

*If you cannot make a 30-minute meeting work in your schedule, contact your TRIO advisor to discuss completing this meeting via email*

MLK Day Celebrations

Each year, the MLK Celebration Planning Committee selects a theme based on the life and legacy of Dr. King that will be represented across the various celebration activities held within the community. This year’s theme is “None of Us is Free until All of Us Are Free.”


See all of the events happening in honor of MLK Day here: https://wmich.edu/mlk/events

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TRIO Sponsored Resources:

Tutor.com

TRIO SSP is partnering with Tutoring.com to offer TRIO students 24/7 virtual tutoring. Tutors with Tutor.com are individuals with Masters or Ph.D level education in all sorts of subject matter. Every session is one-to-one and personalized to your subject and your question.


All registered TRIO SSP students should have received an email from Tutor.com to inform them how to register/login to the site. Check in your spam folder if you do not recall receiving a message from tutor.com. If you did not receive an email last semester, please let Nathifa or Candace know.