TRIO Day 2018

KY TRIO Day 2018 will be Saturday, February 24th, 2018 at Berea College with preliminary Upward Bound
Scholars Bowl Competition Rounds begin Friday, February 23rd, 2018.  

All TRIO Programs arriving to Berea, KY on Friday Evening are invited to a hang out party which will be hosted by the Berea College TRIO Programs. Space to chill and games will be provided! What a great opportunity for students to meet other TRIO Participants from around the state!

Make plans to attend today!  There will be Student Initiative Competitions in addition to sessions for students not competing.  If your students have never competed in one of our competitions, you can find more information about them here.

Tentative Agenda is available at the bottom of this page.

Click here to register for the 2018 TRiO day event at Berea College!

All students and staff attending need to register above. Students competing in one of the Student Initiative Competitions must also be registered for that competition on their respective page below.

The events for the day are as follows:

  • Workshops and tours for Students (TBA)
    • Workshops are available for those not competing in the academic competitions including campus tours!
  • Awards Program & TRIO Rally

Saturday Dining Options

Lunch will be from 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

Lunch will cost $7.75 (tax exempt price) per person and is all you can eat with lots of food choice options.

Contact will be Connie Middleton 859-985-3548. They have requested you pre-register by February 16,2018 due to the food orders.

There are three easy ways to pay:

1) Pay for the whole school group with a credit card

2) Pay for the whole school group with a check.
Pay by check made out to Sodexo.

3) Pay for the whole group with cash.


*Groups are asked to bring their current school tax exempt form if paying with a credit card.

Hotel Accommodations

Holiday Inn Express

20 Rooms- 2 Double beds-$96   free breakfast included.
4 single rooms

Address: 219 Paint Lick Road

Berea, Kentucky 40403 USA

Contact Person: Pam Bannister

859-368-0087 x107

Fairfield Inn and Suites

$95 a night 20 Rooms- 2 Double beds-$95,  free breakfast included.

Address: 227 Paint Lick Road

Berea, Kentucky 40403 USA

Contact Person: Kenyatta Cobb or Cynthia Willis (GM)

Phone #: 1-859-985-8191

Room Block Codes: trix

Campus Map & Parking

Campus Map is available at the bottom of this page.  Parking Event Passes are not necessary. We will have designated parking for buses and other vehicles. Please only park in spaces dedicated to BLUE or RED decal lots. Also, follow all parking guidelines to avoid tickets.


Registration will be online.  Any program bringing staff or students will need to register for TRIO Day - do so by clicking here.  Any program competing in one of the student initiative competitions will need to register separately for the competition.  Registration for each competition will be found on the competition's page listed above.

All registrations must be complete by February 13th at 4:30pm EST.


Contact:      Holly Branscum – KY TRiO Day Co-Chair

                  Berea College CPO 2212

                   Berea, KY 40404



Holly Branscum,
Feb 22, 2018, 1:32 PM
Holly Branscum,
Jan 23, 2018, 11:35 AM