Fall Classes: The majority of fall 2020 classes will be offered online/remote. Learn more about the fall 2020 semester.

Student Success Center TRiO SSS-ESL Participant Application

The Community College of Aurora TRIO Student Support Services-English as a Second Language program is a federally funded TRIO Program under the U.S. Department of Education. It is designed to assist students in graduating from college. Program participants must meet certain eligibility criteria set forth by the Department of Education. The TRIO SSS-ESL program serves a maximum of 140 eligible student each year. The number of students recruited each year is based on students graduating, transferring, or stopping out. Applications for the program are accepted on a rolling basis. If a seat in the program is available applications will be reviewed according to order received. 



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.


  • 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.

Application Update: Currently accepting applications for the 2020-2021 Academic Year!


To access a fillable PDF application, download and fill out the: 


  • 1 Current: First Page of Application
  • 2 Second Page of Application
  • 3 Third Page of Application
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