Program Services

Individualized Guidance:
One-on-one assistance to help students make a smooth transition to college, develop goals, and create an academic action plan.
 
Tutoring: 
Students have access to weekly tutoring appointments, and assistance with reading and writing and challenging courses.
 
Academic Coaching:
The academic advisor expands services by assisting in navigating higher education systems and translating some of the lingo! 
 
Workshops: 
Students may attend informational sessions to learn valuable academic and other life skills such as:  time management, note taking, independent living, money management, tax preparation, and resume writing.
 
Financial Coaching:
Students receive assistance in applying for financial aid (FAFSA) and learn about finances, including creating a budget, managing credit and debt, and how to understand personal finances.
 
Career and Academic Guidance:
Students benefit from academic mentoring, including career and educational planning.
 
Campus Connections:
A place to feel connected with others and the Riverland community. All Student Support Services are FREE to students.

Contact Information

Stacy Edland
TRIO Success Navigator
stacy.edland@riverland.edu
507-433-0679
Book Appointment

Eliza Kelly
TRIO Academic Advisor
eliza.kelly@riverland.edu
507-433-0511
Book Appointment

Heather Harms
Director
heather.harms@riverland.edu
507-433-0351

Courtney Hegland
Administrative Assistant
courtney.hegland@riverland.edu
507-433-0820