The TRiO program at Helena College is designed to help students discover a pathway to a 2 year degree or to transfer to a 4 year institution.  We are filled with pride when we watch our students don a cap and gown, transfer to a 4 year school, or ace a math test.

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TRiO provides these core services:

  • Free Tutoring
  • Transfer Advising
  • Academic Advising (Early registration)
  • Free Professional Counseling
  • FAFSA Assistance
  • Grants, Scholarship and Financial Literacy
  • Workshops (Academic, Career, Life Skills, Etc.)

The outcome from these services is to build life connections and skills, plus have experiences designed to develop individuals academically, personally and professionally. Success and independence are the goals for our participants.

TRiO is federally funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. We provide assistance to 140 active students every year that may come from every academic program on campus. To participate in the program, students must meet eligibility guidelines and be accepted through the application process.

Online tutor options

Smart Thinking provides live, online, on-demand tutoring and writing assistance to Helena College TRiO students.  Raising your grade in class was never easier!  You can obtain your specific log-in information from the TRiO office at the Donaldson Campus or call 447-6956. Once you receive your log-in, click here!

TRiO-Student Support Services

Ann Willcockson, Director of TRiO Student Support Services - 447-6955

Donaldson Campus Room 119 Office Hours:
Phone: 406-447-6956
Fax: 406-447-6397 
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Monday - Friday