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TRiO Student Support Services


Department Goal and Purpose

Funded 100% by U.S. Department of Education, the goal of TRiO Student Support services is to assist students to graduate from CNM and transfer to a four-year institution while fostering an institutional climate that contributes to the success of these and all students.

TRiO support services include: one-on-one academic and career guidance; English and Math tutoring, college success workshops and educational activities


TRiO Offices: Basehart Temporary #4 at Main Campus near Smith Brasher building on the west side of University
Phone: (505) 224-4375

To be eligible for TRiO, a student must meet the following criteria:
  • be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; and
  • be a high school graduate or have a G.E.D.; and
  • have an academic need while working toward an associate’s degree, or preparing to transfer to a four-year university
In addition, the student must belong to at least one of the following categories:
  • be part of an income-eligible family;
  • be a first-generation college student (neither parent/guardian graduated with a degree from a four-year institution);
  • have a documented disability

Learn more about how to apply for TRiO