Get ready to make progress toward achieving your academic goals with City College TRIO Student Support Services.

The goal of this program is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its participants and help students make the transition from one level of higher education to the next.First-generation, low-income and students with disabilities receive academic support, mentoring, financial guidance, career and personal development to help you succeed both inside and outside of the classroom.

What We Offer

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Individual support

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Additional services


Who is Eligible?

City College students must be a U.S. Citizen or be eligible for Federal Financial Aid. They also must be enrolled in a certificate program or a two-year Associate's degree.

Additionally, students must meet at least one of the following three criteria:

  1. Low income - you qualify under federal financial guidelines on taxable earnings (similar to Pell Grant eligibility)
  2. First-generation college students (meaning that neither parent has a 4-year bachelor's degree)   
  3. Documented disability as identified by the ADA (physical, learning, mental, emotional)

Apply To Be Part Of Our Program

You can pick up an application in the TRIO Student Support Services at City College (Tech Building Room A021) or you can also complete the application online.


The TRIO SSS staff will review applications and invite prospective participants to complete the intake interview process as soon as possible. 

Questions? Call us at (406) 247-3051 or email

Now Hiring!

We are currently seeking work study eligible students to become SSS TRIO Peer Mentors. Learn more and apply online today.

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