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New and Improved Online Application

TRIO/SSS is happy to announce the launch of our online application process!  Interested students can now apply online at

We are accepting applications for both the 2015/2016 and 2016/2017 academic year.

TRiO/Student Support Services  is a program designed to work with students who are first generation college students and who meet federal income guidelines. Our goal is to help support your success at GRCC and transfer to the college/university of your choice. The program has been serving students at Grand Rapids Community College for over 30 years.

We are funded by the US Department of Education and operate within the Student Success and Retention Division at Grand Rapids Community College. Learn more about TRiO.

Summer 2016 Information Sessions

Would you like to learn more about TRIO Student Support Services?  TRIO/SSS is hosting several opportunities for students to come and learn more about the program and benefits.  RSVP by calling 234-4150 or emailing

All sessions will be held in the Student Center, room 350.

Date Time
Monday, May 9th 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday, May 17th 10:30 AM - 12 PM
Wednesday, May 25th 10 AM - 11:30 AM
Thursday, June 2nd 10 AM - 11:30 AM
Monday, June 6th 3:30 PM - 5 PM
Tuesday, June 14th 11 AM - 12:30 PM
Wednesday, June 22nd 1 PM - 2:30 PM
Thursday, June 30th 10 AM - 11:30 AM
Tuesday, July 5th 3 PM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday, July 13th 10:30 AM - 12 PM
Thursday, July 21st 3 PM - 4:30 PM
Monday, July 25th 10 AM - 11:30 AM
Tuesday, August 2nd 10 AM - 11:30 AM
Wednesday, August 10th 3 PM - 4:30 PM