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What is TRIO SSS?

Since 2015, TRIO Student Support Services at Wenatchee Valley College has provided academic and other support services to over 400 low-income, first-generation or disabled college students to increase students’ retention and graduation rates, facilitate their transfer from two-year to four-year colleges, and foster an institutional climate supportive of the success of its participants. WVC's TRIO SSS team provides individualized support to 140 participants every academic year in a number of areas including financial literacy, tutoring, academic advising, transfer assistance, career planning, and more

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What Does Participation in TRIO SSS Look Like?

As you can see on our services page, we offer a lot of services to help our students succeed. We deliver these services in a number of ways and expect our students to actively participate in order to stay in our program. Learn more about our expectations by viewing our participant agreement here.

  • TRIO SSS Scholars are expected to meet with our Retention Specialist two (2) or more times per quarter for 1:1 appointments. In these appointments, students work to make plans for their time at WVC and beyond.
  • We also offer a large number of workshops each quarter specifically for TRIO SSS participants. Students in our program are expected to attend at least two (2) TRIO SSS workshops/events/meetings each quarter. Our workshops, meetings, and events focus on topics such as: financial aid assistance, academic planning, transfer preparedness, career skills, study skills, and fun activities.
  • All TRIO SSS students are invited to participate in our annual Summer Bridge Events. New students, who join after Summer Bridge, are expected to participate the following summer. 
  • We also provide a number of other free (optional) services to our students such as individualized weekly tutoring, a student lounge space, and office activities. 

How can we help you today?

 Apply to TRIO SSS                                              


View our Eligibility Requirements


Services we offer


Transfer Information Page

View our workshops


Schedule an Appointment with Us                                                                                        


For more information about TRIO SSS at WVC contact:
Mish ee twie (MET) 1221

Complete our online application here

Or you can download a PDF of our application

Student Support Services, a TRIO program, is 100% funded by the U.S. Department of Education.