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

October 2015
5 - 8 TRIO Progress Reports
8 Kick Ball, CAC Softball Field
15 NAU Campus Tour, Flagstaff AZ
22 The Phantom of the Opera, Tucson AZ
29 Costume Contest and Scary Movie

November 2015
4 Midwestern University Campus Tour, Glendale AZ
2-5 TRIO Progress Reports
12 Phoenix Zoo
18 ASU Campus Tour, Tempe AZ
25 Thanksgiving Potluck

December 2015
1 TRIO Magic Show
3 A very TRIO Holiday, 3:00 pm, T204

January 2016
25-28 TRIO Progress Reports

February 2016
10 Valentines Party, T204
25 Financial Aid Workshop

March 2016
10 Pizza/Game Night
31 GCU Campus Tour

April 2016
6 U of A Campus Tour
10 WESTOP Conference
25-28 TRIO Progress Reports

May 2016
4 TRIO Awards Ceremony



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