How To Apply?

Applications can be obtained at the SSS office located in the Hector L. Lopez Student Services Center (Bldg. 100) or you may download the form here:

APPLICATION - SSS Program Application

Acceptance into the SSS TRiO Program is on a rolling basis year-around. When space is not available, eligible students are place on a wait list. Once space becomes available, waitlisted students are contacted and offered acceptance into the Program.  

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY:

At the time of submitting an application to the Progrma, the student must be enrolled in at least 9 units at Imperial Valley College or have earned at least 9 units, and meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Low-income (low-income levels are determined according to federal guidelines)
  • First-generation college student (neither parent/guardian completed a 4-year degree)
  • Have a verified disability (documentation required)

In addition, a student must also meet all the following criteria:

  • Have U.S. citizenship or legal residence status
  • Have evidence of academic need (areas of academic need are indicated on the SSS application)

PROGRAM APPLICATION:

The application for SSS can be downloaded and printed below. The application form requires Adobe Acrobat to view and print. Adobe Acrobat is a free program that can be downloaded from the Adobe web page. If you already have Adobe Acrobat, you can click the link below and print the application.

APPLICATION - SSS Program Application 

APPLICATION REQUIRMENTS - SSS_Application_Requirements.pdf