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Northwest Missouri State University

Congratulations Graduates!

Congratulations Graduates!

TRIO is proud to recognize our most recent graduates!

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Meet the Mentors

Meet the Mentors

Peer Mentors are Northwest students who have an intricate knowledge of what it takes to be academically successful during college. Peer mentors will meet with you to discuss any concerns/questions you may have. 

Want to learn more about your Peer Mentor?

Now Accepting Applications

Now Accepting Applications

To provide mentoring and peer counseling to Student Support Services participants

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What is TRIO?

What is TRIO?

The Federal TRIO Programs (TRIO) are Federal outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. Find out more about the TRIO Programs offered at Northwest.

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Academic Resources

Student Support Services is just one of the many programs on campus that strives to meet the academic needs of students. Visit the following links for more information on academic support programs for students.

Support Programs Power Points

fafsa february 1Financial Resources

Submit Your FAFSA

The FAFSA is the base application for all federal aid as well as some state and institutional financial aid programs. To get started, you'll need:

  • 2015 W-2 form(s)
  • 2015 tax form(s)

For assistance, contact Niki Richardson, Financial Literacy Coordinator, at 660.562.1862 or

Financial Literacy Resources

Smart financial management includes a few basic good habits. The Missouri Department of Higher Education can put together this online resource to assist students.

Career Resources

Type Focus IconThrough the use of the Type Focus Assessment and other instruments, SSS students can explore possible career interests quickly and conveniently. SSS works closely with the Office of Career Services in order to be able to address career-related needs. For students preparing to enter the labor force, SSS provides:

  • Resume review sessions
  • Interviewing preparation opportunities
  • Information related to internships and summer employment.

Contact an SSS Staff Member today for assistance in any of these areas.  Also, be sure to visit the Career Services website as well for more links and important information.