Thank you for your interest!
 
Hello!
 
Thank you for your interest in TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) at Pueblo Community College (PCC).  PCC's TRIO SSS program is funded by a United States Department of Education grant and is funded to serve 220 PCC Pueblo Campus students each year.  Total funds for 2018-2019 are $340,265.00.  
 
Due to overwhelming response, our Spring 2019 application is now closed.  Our Summer/Fall 2019 application will open April 15, 2019 and will close when the program is full. 
 
PCC is fortunate to have a similar program with support available to students.  Please e-mail the Link Success Coaches at Link@pueblocc.edu for more details. 
 
Please contact TRIO SSS at 719-549-3045 or stop by AB 154 if you have any questions about the TRIO SSS program or process.  If you'd like to learn more about TRIO SSS, please continue reading below.
 
Take care,
The PCC TRIO SSS Team
 
 
 
What is TRIO SSS?
The goal of TRIO SSS is to help students graduate with a degree within four years.  It provides holistic support to 220 TRIO SSS participants each year, with a wide range of FREE services, to include:
  • academic, financial aid, career, and transfer advising;
  • student success workshops and coaching;
  • 1:1 tutoring;
  • scholarship application assistance;
  • leadership development;
  • cultural, career and community events;
  • volunteer opportunities;
  • 4-year University transfer tours;
  • resume assistance;
  • mock interviews;
  • letters of recommendation;
  • advocacy;
  • personal support;
  • and much more!
Students participate in TRIO SSS throughout their enrollment at PCC.  It is expected that participants meet with their TRIO SSS coach and engage in program activities each semester.
 
Who qualifies?
 
Applicants must:
  • Be enrolled in courses at the PCC Pueblo Campus;
  • Have previously earned a High School Diploma or a General Education Diploma (GED);
  • Be a citizen or an eligible permanent resident of the United States or meet the requirements to receive federal student financial aid;
  • Demonstrate academic need;  
Applicants must also have at least one of the following apply:
  • You have limited income (meet federal low income guidelines);
  • You have a documented disability (verified through PCC's Disability Resources office or approved medical documentation)
  • You are a first-generation college student, defined as:
  • (1) A student neither of whose natural or adoptive parents received a 4-year Bachelor's degree, or
  • (2) A student who, prior to the age of 18, regularly resided with and received support from only one parent and whose supporting parent did not receive a 4-year Bachelor's degree, or
  • (3) An individual who, prior to the age of 18, did not regularly reside with or receive support from a natural or an adoptive parent.
Competitive applicants include:
  • Students with a cumulative 2.0 Grade Point Average or higher
  • Students who have completed at least 67% of their attempted credits
  • Students who plan to transfer to a 4-year University
  • Students enrolled in 9 or more credits each semester
Please return to this site to apply for Summer/Fall 2019 on or after April 15, 2019.