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TRIO Student Support Services

About Us

The TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) grant program provides services to first generation, low income, Veterans, and students with disabilities to help 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.

Important COVID 19 Notice

  • TRIO Student Support Services is providing ALL services remotely at this time.
  • ALL appointments will be via ZOOM due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please call the main office at 719-502-3222 if you need an appointment.
  • ALL students must wear a mask upon entering the A130 office.

Contact TRIO Staff

Laura Mullane, Director

Kathie Keel, Learning Specialist

Ashley Owen, Transition Specialist

Carrie Riffee, Program Specialist

Victoria Tonski, Academic Coach

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Mission Statement

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

Core Values

Compassion: Compassion drives us to be authentic and to respond without judgement.

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

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

Teamwork: Our team is enhanced by the strengths of the individual members and embraces diversity.

How to Apply

  • Check out the eligibility criteria
  • Obtain the application here online or pick up an application in the Student Support Services office in Room A-130 at the Centennial Campus

Call (719) 502-3222 for more information.

Hours and Locations:


Monday and Wednesday 8am-6pm, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 9am-5pm.

                           Appointments needed after 5pm by appointment ONLY.



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