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Due to the unhealthy air quality, classes will be canceled at 4 p.m. TODAY (Monday, Nov 19). There will be no classes on Tues, Nov 20 or Wed, Nov 21 along with the pre-scheduled holiday break on Thursday and Friday. Classes, office and business operations will resume as usual on Monday, November 26.

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TRiO Student Support Services

TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally funded program that offers free comprehensive services designed to promote academic success.  Our goal is to provide first-generation students, low-income students and/or students with physical or learning disabilities with resources and services to earn a certificate or graduate with an associate degree, AND transfer to a four-year university.

TRiO Services

The program offers eligible students a rich variety of services intended to support their academic, personal, and social needs as they work to achieve their dreams. Such services include:

  • Academic, career, and personal counseling
  • Transfer planning and campus visits to four-year institutions
  • Priority registration
  • Academic support, such as tutoring, study skills, workshops, mentors, and access to computers
  • Financial aid, financial literacy, and scholarship assistance
  • Cultural enrichment activities, such as museum visits, events, and performances

Tutoring Assistance

To receive tutoring assistance, TRiO students should be enrolled in one of the following courses:

  • MATH 650: Mathematics Supplement (0.5-1 units; Pass/No Pass)
  • ENGL 650: English Supplement (0.5-1 units; Pass/No Pass)
  • LSKL 800:  Supplemental Learning Assistance (0.5-1 units; Pass/No Pass)
  • LSKL 803: Supervised Peer Tutoring (0 units; Noncredit) 
  • The TRiO Director is Michael Stokes. TRiO applicants must complete an intake interview with the TRiO Director to determine eligibility to participate in the program.
  • The TRiO Counselors are Brianna Clay, William Sapigao, and Adela Kimball. Students need to meet with a TRiO counselor twice a semester to update their educational plan, discuss academic support needs, and review transfer plans.
  • For help with English, Reading, and ESOL, the English Lab Coordinator is Chanel Daniels. TRiO students should make appointments with Professor Daniels to devise a study plan at the beginning of the semester.
  • For help with math, the Math Lab Coordinator is Miranda Wang. TRiO students should make appointments with Professor Wang to devise a study plan at the beginning of the semester.
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