The TRIO/SSS program is a federally funded program aimed at helping first generation, low-income students, or students with a disability succeed in college. Each year, usually 75% of incoming VTC students are eligible under one of these criteria.

If you think you qualify for the TRIO/SSS program, call 728-1396 to arrange for an interview and application.

The TRIO/SSS Program offers:

  • Study skills assistance
  • Individual help with reading and writing
  • Career counseling and occupational information
  • Transfer counseling
  • Individual tutoring for most courses
  • Cultural events and trips
  • Workshops on personal and academic issues
  • Mentoring
  • Personal counseling
  • Emergency funds for single parent students and displaced homemakers