Please note that you must reserve your hotel room and register for the conference separately. 


Hotel reservations (using the deal code: Ohio_TRIO) can be made online at  or by phone at (419) 836-1466 and must be made no later than Monday, January 28th

Conference registrations can be submitted online at and must be submitted no later than Friday, February 1st.


In addition to the activities (swimming, arcade, volleyball, and much more, participants will attend a variety of break-out sessions and will have plenty of time to fellowship with students from other programs throughout the state of Ohio. This year’s conference will be geared toward college and pre-college students. The conference also features a number of powerful speakers that will provide encouraging messages on ways students can 'Level Up' in their own lives in order to excel. One key note speaker will be Chris Scott, a motivational speaker from Cleveland, Oh.  For more information about Chris and to order his book, please visit


Similar to last year, the conference will include a TRIO Achievers Banquet where Ohio TRIO will recognize the current and future leaders within our programs.  Please complete and submit as many TRIO Achiever Nomination Forms as you would like to give your students the chance to be recognized! Also, if you have any colleagues on campus or any community partners that you feel could provide excellent, engaging information at the conference, please encourage them to submit a proposal submission form. We would love to have them share their expertise with our students and staff!

To submit a proposal or submit a TRIO Achiever nomination please click this link


Lastly, we are asking for each program to bring two $10 gift cards that will be used was raffle items. Students will receive raffle tickets at registration and we will do a raffle at each meal.


Should you have any questions about the conference, please don't hesitate to contact our Conference Co-Chairs, Peter Jeffy at or Josh Copeland at

Ohio TRIO is a member of the Educational Opportunity Association (EOA) (formerly MAEOPP), one of the 10 regional associations that comprise the Council for Opportunity in Education. TRIO programs in Ohio receive funding from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Federal TRIO Programs. Ohio TRIO is a 501 (c) 3 tax exempt organization.  Feel free to contact us via email at

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