TRIO- Student Support Services


TRIO Student Support Services


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.

TRIO Event Photo Gallery

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 (M Student Services Building) or scan and email to

Upcoming TRIO Events

January 2015
26 - 29 TRIO Progress Reports
28 Welcome Back Ice Cream Social

February 2015
11 Valentines Party, 1-4pm, T204
13 15 National Collegiate Leadership Conference, Tucson AZ
18 TRIO Open Mic Night, 7pm, T116
23 January & February Birthday Celebration, 2-4pm, T204
25 TRIO Open House, 4-6 PM, T204
26 Financial Aid Workshop, 10-11:30 AM & 2-4 PM , T204

March 2015
2 - 5 TRIO Progress Reports
4 80's Aerobics Class, Time and location TBA
11 Pizza/Game Night, 5-7pm, Room T204
16-20 Spring Break!
25 Collage Night, 5-7pm, T204
30 March Birthday Celebration, 2-4pm, T204
30 Grand Canyon University Tour, Phoenix AZ 

April 2015
1 Comedy Night, 4-7pm, T204
7 University of Arizona Transfer Days, Tucson AZ
11 WESTOP Student Leadership Conference, Tempe AZ
27 - 30 TRIO Progress Reports
29 April & May Birthday Celebration, 2-4pm, T204

May 2015
6 TRIO Awards Ceremony, M101, 5-6:30pm, M101



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.

Central Arizona College - District Office 8470 N. Overfield Road, Coolidge, AZ 85128 Phone: 800-237-9814