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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 most services remotely.
  • Walk-in appointments are not encouraged due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please call the main office at 719-502-3222 if you are in need of an appointment.
  • ALL students must wear a mask upon entering the A130 office.


Laura Mullane, Project Director

Kathie Keel, Learning Specialist

Michael Reyes, Transition Specialist

Carrie Riffee, Program Specialist


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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 Students 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.


Wednesday 3pm-5pm



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