TRIO Student Support Services
Journey, STEM & Veterans Programs
American River College TRIO Student Support Services (TRIO SSS) Journey, STEM and Veterans programs holistically support students to achieve academic and professional success.
Federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education, TRIO SSS Journey, STEM & Veterans support first-generation students, low-income students and students with disabilities who demonstrate academic need to successfully graduate, transfer and earn a four-year bachelor’s degree.
We are a community driven program focused on increasing college retention, graduation and transfer rates of participants. We are open to students pursuing all majors with dedicated specialized programs for STEM and Veteran students.
What We Offer
TRIO Student Support Services Journey, STEM and Veterans provide in-person assistance to students at the TRIO Center located in the Welcome & Support Center building on the American River College main campus.
A familial community that supports student success through the following resources:
- Academic Counselors
- Connections to Tutoring
- Connection to Campus and Community Resources
- Educational Enrichment Opportunities
- Financial and Economic Literacy Sessions
- Grant Aid Program
- Peer Mentor Support Groups
- Support to Complete College and Financial Aid Applications
Who Is Eligible?
Eligibility for TRIO Student Support Services is determined by federal regulations. To qualify a student must meet the following criteria:
- U.S. Citizen; or
- U.S. Permanent Resident; or
- Meet the residency requirements for Federal student financial assistance.
- Be a first-generation college student; or
- Low-income individual as determined by the federal government; or
- Have a documented disability.
- Be enrolled at American River College.
- Pursuing a certificate, associate degree, or planning to transfer to a four-year institution
Apply To TRIO SSS
- TRIO SSS Journey Program program closed, please check back Spring 2024
- TRIO SSS STEM Program is currently closed. Please check back Spring 2024.
- TRIO SSS Veterans Program – Open to veterans or members of the U.S. Armed Forces
TRIO SSS JOURNEY Program
TRIO SSS STEM Program
TRIO SSS VETERANS Program