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TRIO Student Support Services

Important COVID-19 Notice

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

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)

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.

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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Centennial Campus

 Room A-130

Maps & Locations


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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