Vivian Ward

Vivian Ward

Vivian serves as an Academic Services Coordinator and the TRIO First-Year Advisor. In her own words, “Working with students and preparing them for the world is such an important and […]

TRIO 50th Anniversary


Join us in celebrating November 8-11. The program includes acknowledgement of First-Generation Celebration Day and discussion with TRIO alumni.

First Generation Faculty and Staff Directory Form

Introduction and Instructions: Welcome to the First Generation Faculty and Staff Directory sign-up! As part of WashU’s First Generation Celebration Day, the Office of Student Affairs and TRIO Student Support […]

Luisa Castaneda Cano

Luisa Castaneda Cano

I joined the TRIO Team in July 2019 as an Academic Services Coordinator. In my current position, I primarily advise Senior TRIO Scholars and help them reach their academic, personal, […]

Apply for TRIO Supplemental Grant Aid

Outdoor class in the Quad

When the application cycle is open, TRIO Scholars can apply for funding to assist with the cost of supplies, lab fees or extenuating circumstances.

History of TRIO

students laughing on stairs

The TRIO program has a long history in the U.S. and on the WashU campus.