trio Student support services

 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Claudia Velasco, Associated Director

velasccn@wlac.edu

 

Dawn Castillo, Program Coordinator
310.287.7219
castildm@wlac.edu


Flor Sandoval, Program Assistant

310.287.4304

sandovf@wlac.edu
 
Being a successful college student is not solely the result of enrolling in college  but also involves staying in college and transferring to a four-year university.  The TRiO Student Support Services Program (SSS) is a federally funded program focused on increasing student retention, graduation, and transfer rates for West Los Angeles College students.
 
To qualify for the program, participants must:
  • Be a first-generation college student
  • Be low-income as defined by federal income guidelines
  • Be a U.S citizen or meet federal residence guidelines
  • Be able to attend workshops and tutoring at WLAC
  • Be a full-time student, enrolled in 12 units
 
Program activities and services include:
  • Student success workshops
  • Academic advising
  • Assistance with transferring to four-year institutions
  • University tours
  • Tutoring
  • Professional mentors