Mission Statement

TRIO Student Support Services at Central Arizona College seeks to empower students to persist, graduate, and transfer to university while overcoming class, social, and cultural barriers to higher education.

TRIO students receive services such as personalized and individual advising, faculty and peer mentors, cultural excursions, TRIO exclusive math, reading, and writing tutoring, and much more.

Students are eligible for TRIO Student Support Services if they meet at least ONE of the following qualifications:

  • · First-Generation College Student – Neither parent (or guardian) completed a four-year college degree before your 18th birthday.
  • ·Low-Income – You qualify under federal financial guidelines.
  • ·You have a documented disability.
  • ·Applicants must also intend to transfer to a four-year university to qualify for TRIO services.

To apply for TRIO please download the application and return to the TRIO desk (T Sheldon Building, room T204) or scan and email to

TRIO Student Support Services and all TRIO services, activities, and grant aid are funded by a grant in the amount of $231,103 from the United States Department of Education.

Content on this page is provided by TRIO:

TRIO SSS Application

Isaiah Pierce

Isaiah Pierce

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