Academic Catalog

TRIO Student Support Services

TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally-funded program that works with 140 students each year to help in all aspects of the college experience - from choosing the right classes to transitioning into your next journey, whether continuing your education at a four-year university or going straight into a new career. The TRIO SSS Program at GOCC is committed to providing educational, career, and personal support to first-generation students, low-income students, and students with disabilities to equip participants with the skills and experience necessary to successfully graduate and transfer to a four-year college. Each participant is paired with a friendly and helpful TRIO SSS Advisor, who is their primary provider of the personalized services offered through the program. Our services include:

  • Academic Advising
  • Priority Registration
  • TRIO SSS Scholarships
  • Scholarship Search Help
  • Career Counseling
  • FAFSA Financial Aid Assistance
  • Four-Year College Transfer Planning
  • Educational Workshop Experiences
  • Visits to Four-Year College Campuses
  • Cultural Enrichment Events/Trips
  • Personal Coaching and Mentoring
  • And much more!

To apply, visit:

For more information about the program, stop by Student Services, call, text or e­mail.

Contact Information
Call/Text: (269) 294-4324
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TRIO Student Support Services is federally funded at 100 percent by the U.S. Department of Education in the amount of $261,888 for the 2021-2022 year.