TRiO Student Support Services (SSS)

What is TRiO SSS?

RRCC TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) is dedicated to creating a supportive learning environment that fosters academic excellence of program participants. SSS provides participants with opportunities for academic development, support with college requirements, and motivation toward successful completion of their educational goals. The SSS program services are free to low-income students, first generation college students, and individuals with disabilities.

Our Mission

RRCC TRiO Student Support Services breaks down barriers to education and empowers our participants to be successful in navigating the systems of higher education.  We do this by providing comprehensive support services, utilizing an intentional, strengths-based approach with our participants and by providing them with tools and support to develop skills in resilience and self-advocacy.

Announcements

Look in your email for this month's newsletter and calendar invitations for this month's activities! The month we have:

  • April 26th - Dendrites and How the Brain Learns with Musette Sieminski - 1 to 3 pm in the Mt. Evans room

Remember to RSVP yes/maybe/no to events so we can plan accordingly!

April's Newsletter

Tutoring

Tutoring for admitted TRiO SSS participants is in the TRiO SSS space! We will have tutors available for MAT 050 through Calculus and Trig, ENG 121, writing assistance for other classes, Physics, Chemistry, Statistics, and Programming.

Monday - 11:00 am to 5:30 pm

Tuesday - 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Wednesday - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Thursday - 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Saturday - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Am I eligible?

Eligibility Criteria

  1. U. S. Citizen or equivalent;
  2. Low-income, first-generation or disabled or a combination of the three;
  3. Enrolled or accepted for next term and pursuing a transferrable degree;
  4. Has academic need including but not limited to:
  • Required to take Developmental Education class
  • GED
  • High school GPA below 2.5
  • Underprepared college preparatory curriculum

Offered Services Include:

  • Personalized student success planning
  • Academic tutoring services
  • Course selection
  • Financial literacy education
  • Financial aid assistance/counseling
  • Transfer assistance
  • College tours to 4-year universities
  • Monthly workshops/information sessions
  • Cultural activities

To Apply

Pick up a printed application at the Lakewood Campus in the Learning Commons, Room 1258.

You may also download the digital application here. PDF format

Accessible application here. Opens attachment.

Contact Information

Office Location:

Lakewood Campus Learning Commons, Room 1258
Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Reach us by phone at 303.914.6762.

Staff:

Armando “Mundy” Burciaga — Director
Armando.burciaga@rrcc.edu
(303) 914-6761

Allen Burch — Navigator
Allen.burch@rrcc.edu
(303) 914-6760

Spencer Green - Office Specialist
Spencer.green@rrcc.edu
(303) 914-6762

Alexis Torres, Bronwyn Elisha, Chris Corona - Student Workers
(303) 914-6764