TRIO Student Support Services

The Federal TRIO Programs (TRIO) are Federal outreach and student support services programs designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.  TRIO includes eight programs targeted to serve and assist low-income individuals, first-generation college students and individuals with disabilities to progress through the academic pipeline from middle school to post-baccalaureate programs.

Student Support Services offers:

  • Academic Tutoring
    • Individual and group
    • Test review sessions
  • Transfer Information
    • Campus visits to 4-year instiuitions
    • Application fee waiver requests
    • Application assistance
  • Academic Coaching
    • Academic advising
    • Financial literacy
    • Skill development
    • Career exploration
  • Social Activities
    • Cultural events
    • Recognition events
    • Service learning
  • Workshops (vary each semester)
    • Transferring to a 4-Year University
    • Plagiarism
    • Career Exploration
    • Financial Aid & FAFSA
    • Credit score
  • Mentoring
    • Group mentoring with staff, faculty and students
    • Monthly chats
    • Professional networking
    • Online certification training

The Student Support Services (SSS) program is sponsored by Independence Community College in cooperation with the U. S. Department of Education. This program is free and available to students who meet the federal guidelines.

Contact Us:
Phone: 620-332-5404
Academic Building Room #130


  • Mon–Thurs: 8:00 a.m.–7 p.m.
  • Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sat - Sun: Closed
  • Summer Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday

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