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Call the Student Support Services- TRiO front desk at 760-355-6379 for additional information.
The Student Support Services or SSS project is a college counseling program for current Imperial Valley College students that is funded by the Department of Education. The main goal of the SSS program is to help first-generation college students and/or low-income students obtain a college degree or transfer to a university. The SSS Counselors will provide strength-based guidance and supportive services to help students reach their higher education and career goals. The empowering SSS services include the following:
Priority Registration (Group 3)
New Student Orientation
Academic & Personal Counseling
Career / Professional Exploration ·
Computer Lab Access
Supplies (i.e., Scantrons, Blue Books, Pencils)
Transfer Advising and Preparation
Annual Recognition Ceremony
In order to qualify for the SSS-TRiO Program, the following criteria must be met:
Enrolled in at least 9 units at Imperial Valley College at the time of submitting an application.
Commitment to be enrolled in 12+ units in FALL and SPRING semesters.
Must meet at least one of the following criteria:
First-generation college student (neither parent/guardian completed a 4-year degree in the U.S.)
Low-income (determined via approved financial aid eligibility through FAFSA)
Have a verified disability (documentation required)