Our Mission

TRIO-SSS will provide support, encouragement, and information that empowers our students to provide them with the opportunity to maximize their potential and be successful academically, personally, and professionally.

Services Provided

  • Student success coaching
  • College transfer assistance
  • Academic, career, and personal development
  • Workshops/events
  • Financial literacy training
  • FAFSA/Financial Aid Assistance
  • Resource center
  • Cultural activities


Eligibility is based on federally defined criteria where at least one of the following must be met:

  • First generation college student (neither parent has a bachelor's degree)
  • Limited income as defined by federal guidelines (verified by SSS Staff)
  • Have a documented learning or physical disability

Additional Information

  • Applicants must be registered for classes at NSCC
  • Applicants must be enrolled in Associate Degree or Certificate Program at NSCC
  • Applicants must be in good academic standing based on requirements of NSCC
  • Applicants must be a U.S citizen or permanent resident
  • Applicants cannot have Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree

A completed application must also have the following documentation:

  • A signed copy of the Federal Income tax return from 2 years ago, or a completed supplemental verification form.
  • Current class schedule
  • Completed Needs Assessment Survey
  • If you are not a U.S citizen, you must bring your Permanent Resident Card.


Contact Us

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TRIO Events

Informational Meetings

WHERE: McDougle Center (located in the Library)

WHEN: April 27th & April 28th & May 3rd

  • 10:30am - 11:00am
  • 11:00am - 11:30am
  • 12:00pm - 12:30pm
  • 1:00pm - 1:30pm
  • 1:30pm - 2:00pm
  • 2:00pm - 2:30pm


Virtual Q&A

April 27th & April 28th

  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm

May 4th & 5th

  • 9:00am - 10:00am


Meeting ID: 826 8500 8696

Passcode: KpJij8