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TRIO Student Support Services

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We provide comprehensive support services to eligible students to empower them to succeed in reaching their academic goals.

TRIO Priority Application Deadlines:
  • Fall Semester Start: End of September
  • Spring Semester Start: End of February
  • Summer Semester Start: No Priority Deadline
Applications are still accepted after deadlines, but priority is given to students who apply before the deadline.
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All services are available for FREE!

  • one-on-one tutoring
  • career planning and exploration
  • success coaching
  • FAFSA and scholarship assistance 
  • course selection/academic advising
  • transfer advising and four-year college/university campus tours
  • skill-building workshops and pre-semester conferences
  • cultural events and field trips
  • summer Math Attack program*

*open to all Pikes Peak State students who have not yet taken their first semester of math

Two TRIO Students Looking at a Computer
TRIO Students Building a Rocket

Eligibility & Participation Requirements

You are eligible to apply to receive services from Student Support Services as long as you meet one or more of the following Federal Requirements:

  • First Generation (neither parent has obtained a bachelor's degree)
  • Low Income
  • Disability (self-disclosed on application)
All TRIO participants are required to attend one TRIO event or workshop per academic year. 

TRIO Testimonial

Samantha Medrano, TRIO Student and recipient of the 2024 El Cinco de Mayo Scholarship and Foundation for Advancement and Education Scholarship

TRIO Testimonial

Being a first gen student, I did not have an older sibling or parent to be able to guide me. TRIO has been super helpful in my success in coming back to school and being confident in my abilities.

Samantha Medrano | TRIO Student and El Cinco de Mayo Scholarship Award Recipient

Two TRIO Students Working on a Project

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Centennial Campus, C Building

Hours & Locations

Room A-130


Monday | 8 am - 5 pm
Tuesday | 8 am - 5 pm
Wednesday | 8 am - 5 pm
Thursday | 8 am - 5 pm
Friday | 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday | Closed

By Appointment Only | Call 719-502-3222

By Appointment Only | Call 719-502-3222

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Mission Statement

To empower first-generation students, low-income students, and students with disabilities to persist, graduate, and transfer by providing comprehensive academic and personalized services.



TRIO Student Support Services (SSS)

TRIO SSS is a federally-funded grant program through the U.S. Department of Education.

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Have questions or want more information about TRIO Student Support Services? Let us know!