TRIO Student Support Services

Cascade SSB 301 | Contact us | 971-722-5752 | FAX: 971-722-5699

Make TRIO part of your journey to academic success!

TRIO SSS provides

  • Personalized academic advising
  • 7 free transferable College Success & Career Guidance (CG) credits
    • CG 111B Study Skills
    • CG/WR 105 College Writing for Scholarships
    • CG 114 Financial Survival
  • Connections to resources
  • Math and writing tutoring
  • Financial aid advising and advocacy
  • Scholarship search assistance & workshops
  • Peer mentor opportunities
  • Assistance with university transfer process
  • Local university visits and tours
  • Referrals to college counseling and disability services
  • Connections to campus cultural events & student activities
  • Volunteer resources

Eligibility for admission to TRIO SSS

Meet at least one of three federal guidelines:

  • Low-Income (eligible for federal financial aid)
  • First-Generation (your parent/guardian did not graduate from a four-year school)
  • Have a documented disability (receiving accommodations through PCC Disability Services)

Meet all six academic guidelines prior to admission:

  1. Place into, be enrolled in, or still need to take at least one of the following classes:
    • Reading 90 or 115
    • Writing 90 or 115
    • Math 20 – 98
    • ESOL 260 – 264
  2. Successfully complete 9+ credits at PCC, achieving at least a 2.0 GPA and Good Academic Standing
  3. Take at least 50% of your credits at Cascade Campus
  4. Plan to continue taking at least 9 credits each term (except summer)
  5. Commit to the TRIO program for at least one year
  6. Be working on your first college degree

How do I apply?

Students who are interested in joining TRIO SSS should click on the "Contact us" link at the top of the page and complete our brief form to make sure you are eligible. You are also encouraged to visit us on Cascade Campus, Student Services Building, Room 301. We look forward to meeting you!

Look out for our bright green flyers all over Cascade Campus!