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Campus Life

Supporting Your Success

Like life, college can be stressful, but USF has the resources and support you’ll need to succeed.

Please note — and use — the following services throughout your time at USF.

In addition to the Academic and TRiO Support Services outlined below, the following Centers and resources are available:

Academic Support Services

The reality is, college-level work is demanding. But before you feel overwhelmed (it’s only natural!) turn to the Academic and Career Development Center for support.

Our goal is to ensure you have all the tools needed to succeed. If you have any questions or concerns about your academic journey, contact us!

The Academic and Career Development Center offers the following FREE service to students:

  • Tutoring & Study Skill Resources
  • Mentoring for Academic Progress (MAP)
  • Placement and Make-Up Tests
  • Emergency Case Management Support
  • Student Accessibility Services

Contact Us

The Academic and Career Development Center is located in the Pope John Paul II Center, Suites 210 and 212 or call 260-399-8065.

TRiO Student Support Services

TRiO is a federally-funded college opportunity program that motivates and supports students in their pursuit of a college degree. In particular, TRiO provides outreach and services to students from various backgrounds.

USF’s TRiO Mission

USF is committed to helping all students successfully navigate the college process and graduate from the university. We believe that TRiO reflects our nation’s commitment to higher education for all Americans, regardless of race, ethnic background, or economic circumstance. TRiO programs at USF provide mentoring, motivation, encouragement, counseling, financial literacy, grant aid (if qualified), tutoring, and other support necessary for educational success and persistence.


To be eligible for TRiO, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States
  • Plan to graduate from the University of Saint Francis
  • Be in pursuit of your first bachelor’s degree
  • Be enrolled full-time if a first-year student; Note, students can apply in any year of undergraduate work
  • Plus, meet one or more of the following qualifications:
    • Be a first-generation college student (neither parent has a bachelor’s degree)
    • Meet federal income guidelines
    • Have a documented disability registered with Student Accessibility Services

The TRiO program is fully funded by the U.S. Department of Education at $220,000 per year, serving 140 students (along with in-kind contributions from USF).

Have questions about TRiO?

Contact the TRiO office, located in the Pope John Paul II Center, suite 209 or call 260-399-7700 ext. 6800.