TRiO Student Support Services-English as a Second Language

TRIO Student Support Services-English as a Second Language is currently providing both on campus assistance as well as virtual or remote services. We are available for appointments on campus, over the phone, email, video conferencing in WebEx or Zoom, and (for our current students) available in Desire 2 Learn (D2L). Current CCA TRIO students can schedule an appointment on Navigate. If you are interested in joining TRIO or learning more about TRIO, please contact our front desk staff for assistance!

TRIO SSS Programs Front Desk

Phone: 303-361-7370




TRIO Student Support Services-English as a Second Language (SSS-ESL) is a program designed to help eligible students earn a certificate or associate's degree and transfer to a four-year university to earn a bachelor’s degree.

Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, TRIO SSS-ESL offers an array of services designed to make your college career a success. From an assigned TRIO SSS-ESL Advisor who is dedicated to your success to supplemental tutoring and success workshops, participation in TRIO will help you to make the most of your college education.

Research tells us that students who participate in TRIO SSS-ESL programs are more likely to find success in college. Space is limited to 140 participants.







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The Community College of Aurora’s TRIO Student Support Services-English as a Second Language program provides comprehensive academic support to selected first-generation, low-income college students and students with disabilities to foster individual achievements and overall successes.


TRIO Student Support Services-English as a Second Language aspires to increase student access and provide opportunities to reach success, through a multi-cultural lens.


  • Empowerment: To encourage personal growth of both students and staff through academic and professional support.
  • Engagement: Advocate for meaningful relationships, partnerships, community involvement, and dedication to success.
  • Celebration: To create a welcoming environment that appreciates diversity and honors achievements through recognition and personal success stories.
  • Cultural Diversity: To Celebrate the diverse perspectives, cultures and values of students, staff, and faculty.


TRiO SSS-ESL staff are available to answer questions about eligibility, offered services, and the application process. If we can help you take advantage of this exciting opportunity, please contact us!

TRIO Student Support Services-English as a Second Language 
CentreTech Campus, Student Centre, Room S203 (Campus Maps)


PR/Award Number: P042A150113

TRIO Student Support Services English as a Second Language is funded through a US Department of Education federal grant program. For Academic Year 2020-2021 the TRIO SSS-ESL program is 100% funded at $261,886. Each year the program serves 140 students.


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