Texas Tech University


TRIO SSS partners with several departments on campus and various entities within the community to enhance the program experience. The following partners are just a few of the many resources that help make TRIO SSS extraordinary.

McNair Scholars Program

The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program is a year-round graduate school preparatory program. The program includes an 8-week summer research internship that prepares undergraduate students demonstrating strong academic potential for graduate research. The McNair Scholars Program is a Federal TRIO program designed to identify need and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Mentor Tech

Through faculty and staff mentoring and peer group networking, the program improves the retention and eventual graduation rates of students from Texas Tech University System by fostering a campus climate that is conducive to their academic, social and cultural needs and interest.

First Generation Transition & Mentoring Programs

Through advising, mentoring, and group interaction, the First Generation Transition and Mentoring Programs strive to improve the retention and success rates of First Generation College (FGC) students at Texas Tech by fostering an environment that supports their academic, social/community, and personal needs.

Office of Academic Enrichment

The mission of the office of Academic Enrichment is to aid students in identifying barriers and needs, while increasing their academic engagement and social interactions through college readiness initiatives and professional preparation.