TRIO News and Events

TRIO Students at Oakton Community College stay involved on campus by participating in activities and events in the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.

To be considered in "good standing" with the SSS TRIO program, students must fulfill participation requirements each fall and spring semester.

This requirement may be met by:

  1. Meeting with your TRIO Advisor at least twice each semester
  2. Participating in at least two TRIO or Oakton Events or Activities

Examples of Events:

  • TRIO Workshop or Event
  • Tutoring session; Attending a campus event; Participating in a workshop or session with the Career and Transfer Center; Meeting with a transfer advisor from a school of interest; any other workshop or speaker at Oakton.
  • Any questions about an event’s eligibility should be discussed with your TRIO advisor.





Academic Success and Beyond Workshops

Dates & Topics: (all workshops are held in a flex/hybrid format, click on the link to join via Zoom or join us in room 2440 at the Des Plaines Campus

  • Wednesday, November 17th at 3PM- Applying Skills for Career and Transfer: Join this interactive session with the career coach from the Career and Transfer Center. Track your experiences that will help you prepare for next steps.


Financial Literacy Workshops




College Visits (to sign up contact your TRIO Advisor) 




TRIO/First Gen End of Semester Celebration  

Date: Thursday, December 2, 2021

Time: 2pm

Location: Skokie Campus, Room P103/P104