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TRiO - Student Support Services

TRIO logoAbout Student Support Services:

Madera Community College Student Support Services (SSS-ESL) is a free federal TRiO Program that serves students who are first generation, and/or low-income, and/or have a disability and for whom English is a second language and/or who are of limited English proficiency.

This program provides academic support and guidance to help Madera Community College students overcome the challenges of obtaining a Certificate, AA/AS degree, AA-T/AS-T degree and/or transfer to a four-year university. We strive to increase graduation, retention, academic standing, and transfer rates for underrepresented college students who qualify for the program.

CSU Bakersfield TRiO studentsProgram Benefits Include:

  • Priority Registration
  • Personalized Academic Advising
  • Career Planning
  • Transfer Assistance
  • Financial Aid & Study Skills Workshops
  • University Campus Tours & Cultural Events

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen, or permanent resident, or meet residency requirements for federal financial aid
  • Must be enrolled in a degree, certificate, or transfer program at Madera Community College
  • Must be enrolled in 12 units and in good academic standing (2.0 GPA)
  • Have not completed more than 50 college units
  • English is a second language and/or you are of limited English proficiency

Also, one or more of the following must apply:

  • I am from a low-income family and/or
  • My parent(s)/guardian(s) did not graduate from a four-year college and/or
  • I have a disability

Interested in joining?

Apply Now

Questions? Contact Us 559-675-4104

TRiO Student Support Services is 100% funded by the U.S. Department of Education
Visit the Department of Education website for more information on TRiO
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