How Do I Apply?

Enrolling in TRIO SSS is a 3-step process

  1. Complete and submit the online eligibility application. Upon applying, TRIO Associate Direcotr will determine eligibility based on the eligibility criteria and spots available and contact you accordingly as program enrollment is not guaranteed.
  2. If eligible, a TRIO Staff will contact you to schedule an intake appointment with a TRIO Advisor. *If you are not eligible, TRIO staff will connect you to other campus resources.
  3. Complete the appointment with a TRIO advisor. During the appointment, you will learn more about TRIO services, and answer any questions that you may have about TRIO and South Seattle College.

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To be TRIO SSS eligible, you must be:

  • A citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
  • Enrolled in an College  Transfer program (Associate of Arts or Associate of Science).
  • Highly motivated to graduate and transfer to a 4-year school to obtain a bachelor’s degree.

and meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Be first generation college student (neither of your parents/guardians has a 4-year college degree).
  • Income Eligible according to federal income guidelines.
  • Have a documented disability