TRIO Programs

Welcome to the TRIO Programs at UTSA.

The TRIO Programs are outreach-based programs dedicated to helping low-income and first generation college bound, secondary students to improve their grades and enroll and graduate from an institute of higher education.  Currently, there are three TRIO programs at UTSA:  Educational Talent Search, Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math & ScienceGear Up is another component of the UTSA Outreach Programs.




Vision Statement

We, the Office of P-20 Initiatives, understand the compelling value of education and in collaboration with others, prepare students for academic excellence and success.  Therefore, we are resolute in our commitment to provide quality academic access to historically underserved students.     

                       ˇSí Se Puede!                                -César Chávez


Mission Statement

Empowering participants to complete post-secondary education through pre-college preparation and the pursuit of excellence.



We  welcome and encourage participation regardless of race, national origin, gender, or disability (Department of Education's General Education Provision - GEPA Section 427).

UTSA The University of Texas at San Antonio Student Affairs Office TRIO Programs