IMPORTANT: Due to COVID-19 TRIO SSS has moved all services online. Our staff are working remotely and happy to help you, please contact us via email! COVID-19 Student Resources.
TRIO Student Support Services offers academic, personal and professional support through services that empower and encourage undergraduate students from first-generation, low-income and disability backgrounds to persist and graduate.
Student Support Services (SSS) is a TRIO program funded by the U.S. Department of Education. TRIO SSS has been hosted at Cal State San Marcos since 1993 and is currently funded to provide support to 206 students from first-generation, low-income and disability backgrounds. The primary purpose of TRIO SSS is to increase the retention and graduation rates of student participants.