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Eligibility and Services


The TRiO Student Support Services Program (SSSP) at College of the Redwoods, Del Norte, welcomes all new and continuing students.

 

What is TRiO?

The TRiO (SSS) Program is a grant funded, U.S. Department of Education TRIO program.

The mission of TRiO is to empower students to achieve their personal, career, and educational goals and thrive in the college environment. 

The TRiO program will enrich the lives of participants who access support, use resources, and engage with their learning community. 

TRiO continually assesses support services and academic performance to embrace diversity, encourage a healthy environment, and enhance the programs and services we offer to promote student success.

Each year, the SSSP at the Del Norte campus of College of the Redwoods is committed to increasing the retention, graduation and transfer rates of 200 low-income, first generation college students who have academic need.


 

 

Program Eligibility / How to Apply

  • Be a U.S. Citizen or a legal resident
  • Be enrolled in at least 12 units at College of the Redwoods, Del Norte.
  • Have academic need

And meet one of the following criteria:

All services are free of charge to eligible participants

 

  1. Contact one of the Student Support Services Staff members or the main office for an application.
  2. Complete the confidential application
  3. Return it to Marla Ovick in the Student Support Services office located next to the library.

SERVICES

  • TUTORING (IN PERSON & ONLINE 24/7)
  • ASSISTANCE COMPLETING FAFSA
  • EXTENDED AVAILABILITY TO MEET WITH A COUNSELOR/ADVISOR
  • FREE PRINTING
  • TEXTBOOKS ON RESERVE
  • DAY TRIPS & OVERNIGHT TRIPS TO 4-YEAR UNIVERSITIES (HSU, SOU, etc…)
  • ASSISTANCE COMMUNICATING WITH UNIVERSITY OFFICIALS & TRANSFERRING

  • LAPTOP AND CALCULATOR LIBRARY
  • ONE ON ONE ACADEMIC, PERSONAL, AND CAREER COACHING
  • WORKSHOPS

Contact information for TRIO SSSP STAFF:

  • Kelly Carbone, Director/Counselor ...................................................................... (465-2323)
  • Shannon Walkley,  Student Development Advisor ............................................. (465-2321)
  • Michele Bradley, Admin Asst. ................................................................................(465-2320)

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