TRIO Student Support Services
The TRIO Student Support Services programs are committed to providing a variety of student-centered educational support services for students. TRIO SSS proudly serves students who are first generation, low-income and/or students with disabilities. The purpose of the programs is to increase college retention, graduation and transfer rates for each participant.
At TRIO-SSS we strive to provide students with the types of
services that will help them reach their career and academic goals.
Some of our services include but are not limited to: campus visits; FAFSA assistance; financial literacy; academic advising; assistance with academic accommodations (DSPS students); advising on entering high-demand careers; student skills workshops and more.
TRIO Program Eligibility
Eligibility is based on federally defined criteria
where at least one of the following must be met:
First generation: Neither parent has graduated from a four-year college or university OR
Limited income: Meet federal income criteria based on taxable income OR
Have a documented physical or learning disability
AND meet both of the following requirements:
Possess academic need for program services AND
U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen. Unfortunately, at this moment we are unable to serve DACA students.
You must be registered for classes at Butte College
You must be enrolled in an Associate Degree or Certificate program
You must be in good academic standing
You cannot be on financial aid probation