How to Apply for TRIO Student Support Services


Our mission is to assist 160 students per year to persist and to graduate (or successfully transfer) from UAA. Our services are free, as space allows. To qualify for our services, a student must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Must be Pell grant eligible or from a family earning a modest wage (according to federal guidelines) and/or the first in your immediate family to pursue a college degree.
  • Must be accepted at the University of Alaska Anchorage as a degree-seeking student.
  • Must have an academic need for services.
  • Must be actively enrolled or accepted for enrollment in the next academic semester.
  • Must possess the desire to complete a college degree.

Questions? Contact SSS:

TRIO Student Support Services
TRIO Student Support Services is a fully-funded TRIO program of the U.S. Department of Education in the amount of $228,186.00 annually. Sec. 402D HIGHER EDUCATION ACT OF 1965 SEC. 402D.20 U.S.C 1070a-14.


Online Application

If you require a printed form, please contact Eva Ulukivaiola via email at Please deliver or mail the completed printed form to:

Physical Address:
2545 Providence Drive
Sally Monserud Hall 112


Mailing Address:
3211 Providence Dr., SMH #112A
Anchorage, Alaska 99508-4614


Please Note:   If you are under eighteen or are claimed as a dependent on your parent/guardian's federal income tax return, you will need to have your parent/guardian fill out and sign the Parent/Guardian Signature form.  

Parent/Guardian Signature Form