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Mercer Trio Programs
Upward Bound
Upward Bound, funded completely by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education and sponsored by Mercer University, is a pre-college program for high school students from income-specific or disadvantaged backgrounds. The program is designed especially for those students who have demonstrated aptitude and/or potential for study beyond high school, and includes an extensive summer component. Upward Bound is one of three Mercer University TRIO Programs. Call 478-301-2099 or visit http://upward.mercer.edu/.
Educational Opportunity Center
The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC), a program funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, promotes postsecondary education among adults who qualify. An emphasis is placed on providing assistance with the postsecondary application process and with obtaining financial aid. Pre-college assistance is also offered in the areas of academic assessment and remediation, career counseling, and study skills assistance. EOC is one of the three Mercer University TRIO Programs. Call 478-301-2440 or https://eoc.mercer.edu.
Student Support Services
Student Support Services (SSS) is a program funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education that serves first generation, Pell-eligible and/or students with disabilities. The program is designed to increase the retention and graduation among underrepresented students at the college level. SSS participants receive services including personal and group counseling, academic advising/workshops, financial aid counseling, Freshman Grant Aid, mentoring and career/graduate school counseling as well as additional tutoring, trips to career and professional school fairs and cultural activities. SSS is one of the three Mercer University TRIO programs. Call (478) 301-2686 or visit http://sss.mercer.edu/.