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TRIO Student Support Services

Important COVID-19 Notice

  • Appointments are currently available both in-person and via ZOOM.

TRIO October Workshops

Get Help Completing Your FAFSA: October 15th, Centennial Campus, Room A313, 12pm-1:30pm

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Application opens October 1st! It is best to get yours done as early as possible. Attend this workshop to get a chance to complete your FAFSA with some experts there to help you!

RN, EMT, CNA, OT, PT, RRT, DMS: The Alphabet Soup of Healthcare Careers: October 22nd, Centennial Campus, Room A313, 10am-12pm

Thinking of a healthcare career? Maybe you are considering nursing, but don't know much about all the other possibilities. Come learn about the "alphabet soup" of healthcare careers and find the best fit for you. We'll discuss job responsibilities, educational requirements, future job growth, salary, and job availability. There's a place for you in the big world of healthcare careers!

Contact us for more details about these workshops!

*For disability accommodations (e.g., sign language interpreters, alternative formats), please contact us as soon as possible. Advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility needs.

TRIO November Events

Are you planning to finish at PPCC and transfer to another college within the next year? If so, now is a great time to apply to your transfer school of choice!

Stop by this event to get help with your transfer college application! You can complete the entire application there, or just stop by for a few minutes to get your transfer questions answered. All students are welcome!

Friday, 5 November 2021, Centennial Campus, Room A-313, 10am-12pm

Friday, 19 November 2021, Centennial Campus, Room A-313, 12pm-2pm

*For disability accommodations (e.g., sign language interpreters, alternative formats), please contact us as soon as possible. Advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility needs.

Ash.Owen@ppcc.edu or 719-502-3910

What We Offer

All services are available for FREE!

  • one-on-one tutoring
  • career planning and exploration
  • success coaching
  • FAFSA and scholarship assistance 
  • course selection/academic advising
  • transfer advising and four-year college/university campus tours
  • skill-building workshops and pre-semester conferences
  • cultural events and field trips
  • summer Math Attack program*

*open to all PPCC students who have not yet taken their first semester of math

Are You Eligible?

You are eligible to apply to receive services from Student Support Services as long as you meet one or more of the following Federal Requirements:

  • First Generation (neither parent has obtained a bachelor's degree)
  • Low Income
  • Disability (self-disclosed on application)

How to Apply

Fill out our application online. You can also pick up a paper application at our office.

Apply Online Now Printable Application

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Mission Statement

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

TRIO Staff

Kathie Keel, Learning Specialist

Ash Owen, Transition Specialist

Carrie Riffee, Program Specialist

Victoria Tonski, Academic Coach

TRIO Student Support Services is a federally funded grant program through the U.S. Department of Education.

Location

Centennial Campus
(CC)

 Room A-130
 719-502-3222

Maps & Locations

Hours

Office Hours:

  • Mon. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tue. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Wed. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Thu. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Fri. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Sat. Closed
  • Sun. Closed

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