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 (T Sheldon Building, room T204) or scan and email to

Upcoming TRIO Events

October 2016
3-6 TRIO Progress Reports
6 Kickball, The Green
18 Financial Aid Workshop, T204
19 Northern Arizona Unversity Campus Tour, Tempe AZ
27 Costume Contest and Scary Movie (T204)

November 2016
4 Midwestern University Campus Tour, Glendale AZ
7-10 TRIO Progress Reports
10 Phoenix Zoo, Phoenix AZ
16 Arizona State University Campus Tour, Tempe AZ
23 Thanksgiving Potluck, T204

December 2016
1 A very TRIO Holiday (potluck), 3:00 p.m, T204


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