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Eligibility & Application

Who is Eligible?
  • Low-income and/or first-generation college students. (First-generation means neither parent obtained a Bachelor's Degree.)
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
  • Disabled students who are also low-income.
  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 9 semester units or completed a minimum of 9 semester units in the previous semester. (If you are an OSS student, you must be enrolled and/or completed a minimum of 6 units.)
  • Interested in obtaining an Associate degree and transferring to a four-year university.
  • Should have a GPA of 2.0 or higher if already attending college.
  • Must be educationally disadvantaged or have academic need, according to federal guidelines.

How Can I apply?

To apply, please visit the Trio/SSS office to pick up an application. We are accepting applications on a rolling basis, but only admit students as space permits.Therefore, please be patient during the application process.

We are located in the new student services building 3rd floor.

To be considered please submit your application below on the link provided. 

What can I expect in the application process? 

  1. Submit Application materials.
  2. Expect an email from the TRIO SSS office that will explain your application status.
  3.  If accepted, you will be be invited to an Intake appointment.
  4. After Intake you will attend a Mandatory Orientation.
  5. Final Step: First Counseling Appointment

Trio/SSS Application