Welcome to TRIO

TRIO’s college preparation programs are federally funded programs designed to support and motivate students from disadvantaged backgrounds as they navigate their academic experience from middle school through college.

Educational Talent Search

Trio representative meets with three students sitting around a desk.

The Educational Talent Search (ETS) program (grades 6-12) at CSUN provides intervention and support services designed to increase the likelihood of a student pursuing a college degree. Services are offered during school and summer, and are free of charge.

Learn more about the ETS program

Upward Bound Classic

Upward Bound students lined up in shape of the letters U and B.

The Upward Bound program (grades 9-12) at CSUN assists students in completing high school and pursuing a college degree. Program services are offered during and after school, and include a six-week summer program at CSUN. Participation is free of charge.

Learn more about the Upward Bound program

To learn more about the TRIO programs, visit the U.S. Department of Education’s Federal TRIO Programs homepage.

TRIO Programs

Educational Talent Search and Upward Bound

Sierra Hall 422
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330

Educational Talent Search

(818) 677-4550

Upward Bound

(818) 677-2515


Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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