The mission of the National TRIO Alumni Association is to promote the critical value of the TRIO program by:
- Providing career and networking opportunities for graduates of TRIO programs.
- Mobilizing Alumni so that their talents and successes can encourage other through mentoring.
- Providing career information and other supports available to low-income, first-generation and disabled students particularly those currently enrolled in TRIO programs.
- Advocating for increased public support of the expansion of college opportunities for low-income, first-generation students and those with disabilities in the United States.