About Us

The TRiO Student Support Services(SSS) grant program provides services to first generation, low income and students with disabilities to overcome social, academic and cultural barriers to higher education.The TRiO SSS program is one of several TRiO grant programs on campus designed to provide additional services to qualified participants.

Check out all the great services we provide you to help you on your way to success at PPCC and beyond!

Mission Statement

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

Core Values

Compassion: Compassion drives us to listen well and to be authentic.

Empowerment: We will allow and encourage students to make their own choices and empower them with the tools to see and develop their own potential.

Passion: We have a passion for excellence in daily job performance and a passion for helping others achieve their goals.

Teamwork: We as a team are enhanced by the strengths of the individual members and will embrace diversity of thought process.

How to Apply

  • Check out the eligibility criteria.
  • Obtain the application  online or pick up an application in the Students Support Services office in Room A-209 at the Centennial Campus

Call (719) 502-3222 for more information.

Business Hours

Monday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Monday and Tuesday after 5 by appointment only.