TRIO Virtual Summer Program “2020 Excel: Advancing Academic Excellence”


TRIO Student Support Services will host the 2020 Excel: Advancing Academic Excellence Summer Program for newly admitted, eligible freshman students. The 3-week virtual program takes place from August 9th – 28th, 2020.

The TRIO SSS Excel: Advancing Academic Excellence Summer Program accepts highly-motivated students to experience a summer enrichment program to strengthen skills in math and writing, in preparation for their first semester at MSU. Participants will take online classes, explore campus virtually, manage college-level academic instruction and have an opportunity to meet key resource individuals.

All program materials, event costs, housing and meals will be provided at no cost to you or your family.

This video, highlights former SSS participants from the 2015 Summer Program explaining why #TRIOWORKS for them and, how it can work for you!

Students who successfully complete Excel will have an opportunity to retake the Math Placement Exam in August to earn a higher score. A higher score could save both time and money on tuition, fees, and university requirements! To succeed at the university, and in Excel, you are expected to give 100% in effort and in your participation in all program activities to prepare you for matriculation at Michigan State University.

This program and all services are provided at no cost to you or your family.

To participate you must complete two applications:

1. MSU – TRIO Student Support Services Application: This is a federally funded program which requires us to determine eligibility to participate

2. TRIO Virtual Summer Program Application – “2020 Excel: Advancing Academic Excellence”

Students will engage in course instruction in math, writing, UGS 110, seminars and workshops to develop pre-professional skills for an enhanced transition into university academics and campus life.

Students who successfully complete Excel will have an opportunity to retake the Math Placement Exam in August to earn a higher score. A higher score could save both time and money on tuition, fees, and university requirements! To succeed at the university, and in Excel, you are expected to give 100% in effort and in your participation in all program activities to prepare you for matriculation at Michigan State University.

#TRIOWORKS!

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