TRiO/Student Support Services (SSS)

TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) has a long and successful history of providing academic support and comprehensive service to students whose goal is to earn a certificate and/or graduate with an associate degree, and transfer to a four-year college or university. TRiO services include your own dedicated counselor, priority registration, scholarships, tutoring, academic planning, financial literacy, assistance in completing financial aid and scholarship applications, transfer planning, visits to four-year colleges and universities and more. TRiO also sponsors a Professional Development and Leadership Program to enhance students’ skills, provide avenues for students to assist other TRiO students and the program, apply the knowledge they learn, and build their resumes. Students are also active in the TRiO Student Club, building their leadership skills and planning programs of their personal and professional interests. To qualify for TRiO, students must meet at least one of the following eligibility criteria; be first generation, low-income, and/or have a documented learning difference or physical disability.

To apply, complete an application on our website or in person at the TRiO office located in Building 5 (inside the Learning Center). For general information about TRiO, call (650) 738-7924 or visit our website