Loyola University New Orleans will launch its inaugural TRIO-Student Support Services (SSS) program in Spring 2021. Funded through the U.S. Department of Education, this grant will serve 140 students annually who meet the specific eligibility criteria of: (a) first-generation college student, (b) student with a disability, and/or (c) low-income. Loyola’s TRIO SSS program provides academic support services and activities that will enhance students' academic skills and improve retention and graduation rates. This program is housed within the Pan-American Life Student Success Center. TRIO participants will be prepared for the successful completion of post-secondary education and motivated to pursue graduate studies.