TRiO - Summer Institute

TRiO SSS Summer Institute is an 8 week program tailored to strengthening incoming students’ reading and writing skills.  The 3 credits courses are taught by St. Cloud Technical and Community College instructors which consist of both academic and enrichment activities.  Summer Institute also provides you with a head start on your college career and introduces you to SCTCC’s culture and classroom environments to help you to succeed in the fall!

Why should you attend Summer Institutes?

  • Build friendships with other students before the academic year begins;
  • Connect with staff and peers in a supportive learning environment
  • Enhance your study skills in college-level reading and writing
  • Register for TRiO SSS program and services

Summer Institute Application and Acceptance Process

  • Be admitted to St. Cloud Technical and Community College and registered for courses.
  • Apply and get approved for TRiO services

 The Summer Institute offers:

  • Help for students who did not meet the ACCUPLACER requirements for reading and writing
  • Workshops on study skills, D2L, time management and financial aid
  • College Connections, which helps familiarize new students to campus resources
  • Opportunities to build leadership skills with other peers.
  • Educational trips and tutoring


For more information about Summer Institute, please contact:

William Tuoy-Giel, SSS Director