UW-Whitewater at Rock County


TRIO is a federally funded program that provides structured academic, personal and career assistance to students as they complete their college education. 

At UW-Whitewater's Rock County campus, TRIO has been empowering students since 1980, and hundreds have gone on to earn their four-year degree at schools around the state and nation. Students in the TRIO program not only get their degree, they do it with honors. TRIO students are well-represented on the Dean's List and among campus scholarship winners.

What our TRIO students receive

Academic advising

Academic advising


Tutoring in math and writing

Transfer Planning

Transfer Planning

career exploration

Career Exploration

Assistance with financial aid and scholarships

Assistance with financial aid and scholarships

TRIO eligibility

TRIO aims to provide equal educational opportunities for all eligible students. You are eligible if you meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Neither of your parents has earned a bachelor's degree
  • You have a diagnosed learning disability
  • You have any physical disability
  • You meet federal low-income guidelines

If you are interested in becoming a member of TRIO, contact us at 608-758-6535 or uwwrocktrio@uww.edu. We’re located in 002 Andrews Hall. 

Apply to TRIO program

Our staff

TRIO staff includes professionals who individually assess each student's performance and provide an appropriate level of tutoring or advising. TRIO seeks to provide a supportive environment while nurturing the academic and personal growth of each student.

Dave Carlson - TRIO Director
608-898-5052 – carlsond@uww.edu 

Meta Dreiser - Math Tutor
608-898-5114 – dreiserm@uww.edu 

Nick French - Writing Tutor
608-898-5050 – frenchn@uww.edu 

Keith Malueg - Advisor 
608-898-5064 – maluegKA23@uww.edu

David McKay - Advisor
608-898-5101 – mckayd@uww.edu 

Campus Location

2909 Kellogg Avenue
Janesville, WI 53546

Admissions Office

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Roseman Building 2060 
800 West Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1791

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