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Campus Community Programs


Through a variety of innovative programs funded through the TRIO grant, it simultaneously meets the needs of an ever-changing student population and the demands of today’s competitive employment landscape.

TRIO has numerous programs that develop intellectual capital in its participants and provide a multitude of innovative strategies to guide individuals along career paths. It implements a multi-level approach – with programs that meet learners from middle school through adults returning to post-secondary education after having spent many years away from school.

Educational Opportunity Center (EOC)

The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) is a federally-funded program that provides academic advisement and admission information for qualified adults who want to go to college.

Educational Talent Search (ETS)

Educational Talent Search (ETS) program is a federally-funded, early intervention program that targets students who are college-bound but lack the resources and guidance to reach that goal.

TRIO Student Support Services (TRIO/SSS)

The TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) program is a federally-funded program focused on increasing student retention, graduation and transfer rates for West Los Angeles College students.

Upward Bound

Upward Bound (UB) is a federally-funded program that provides fundamental support to high school students in preparation for college entrance, while providing opportunities to succeed in their pre-college performance - ultimately leading to success in their higher education pursuits

Upward Bound - Math & Science

The Upward Bound Math and Science program is designed to strengthen the math and science skills of participating students.

Other Programs


CalWORKs/GAIN (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids/Greater Avenues to Independence) is a government (both state and federal) funded program that offers temporary financial assistance, vocational and job skills training, as well as other support services to qualified West Los Angeles College students.


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