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. 

Follow this link for stories about our amazing students.

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TRIO provides these core services:

  • Free Tutoring - Log in to Moodle for a current tutor schedule
  • 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

Online Tutoring - Available 24/7

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Smarthinking provides live, online, on-demand tutoring and writing assistance to Helena College students. Raising your grade in class was never easier! Go try it out today!

Password: HCtutor18

Online Tutorials - Available 24/7

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Hoonuit provides anytime, anywhere access to a vast library of online learning resources relating to instructional practices, college readiness, student engagement, technology use, and more. Hoonuit works to both enhance and personalize online learning using the LearnIt. DoIt. ShareIt. ProveIt. Approach. The online learning resource offers professional learning designed to build out faculty, staff, and students’ technical and professional skills. Provides support for student success and improve technology skills throughout the campus with unlimited access to personalized learning.

Password: HCtutor18

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
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