Student Success Center TRiO SSS Participant Application

The Community College of Aurora TRIO Student Support Services 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 program serves a maximum of 160 eligible students 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. 

Application Update: The TRIO SSS Traditional Program is now FULL for the 2019-2020 school year. If eligible, please consider applying to our sister program, the TRIO SSS English as a Second Language program (if English is not your native language). 

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The Community College of Aurora’s TRiO Student Support Services 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 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.


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