TRIO Student Support Services

TRIO Student Support Services provides assistance to qualifying students who plan to graduate from CNM and then transfer to a four-year institution.

TRIO Support Services

Student Support Services is one of eight federally funded United States Department of Education TRIO grant programs serving low income, disabled and First Generation college bound students who are determined to succeed in college.

Main Campus

1401 Basehart Road SE,
BT #4 (map)

Find us on Main Campus near the corner of University and Basehart, across from Student Services Center (map).

Phone: (505) 224-4375, option 1

Montoya Campus

4700 Morris NE, Tom Wiley Building, room 101

Phone: (505) 224-4375, option 2

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Increase Your Chances of Graduating

TRIO SSS offers the following services for SSS eligible participants:
  • Proactive Advising and coaching
  • Career Exploration
  • Transfer Services
  • One on One Tutoring in Accounting, Mathematics and Science courses
  • Academic Support Services
  • Leadership Development
  • Personal Counseling
  • Financial Aid Guidance
  • Cultural Enrichment and recognition events
  • College success workshops and educational activities
Need more information?
  • Email us at:
  • Please use the TRIO Online Application to apply.

If you are interested in learning more about the TRIO experience, browse our Student Testimonials or read the list of Famous TRIO Participants.

Spring 2020 Workshops and Events

Workshop noted with an asterisk are open to all CNM students, so invite your friend(s). If you would like to eat during session, feel free to bring your lunch or a snack. Invite a friend!


  • TRIO Day in Santa Fe: Main and Montoya, Friday, January 31, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., BT-4

Main Campus

  • TRIO Math Skills and Math Anxiety: Wednesday, March 4, 11:00 a.m. - Noon, SB 108
  • Spring Fling: Friday, March 27, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., SB 103 - 104
  • TRIO New Student Orientation: Friday, April 10, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., SRC 111 H&J
  • University of New Mexico Walkabout: Friday, March 20,  meet at Main TRIO office, 8:00 a.m.
  • TRIO Graduation: Friday, April 24, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., SB Auditorium

Montoya Campus

  • TRIO Math Skills and Anxiety: Wednesday, March 4, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., H 117
  • Spring Fling: Friday, March 13, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., H 126
  • TRIO New Student Orientation: Friday, April 10, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., H 126

University Visits

Central New Mexico Community College will be hosting visits from 4-year universities throughout the term:

  • Eastern New Mexico University
  • New Mexico State University
  • The University of New Mexico
  • New Mexico Highlands University
  • New Mexico Tech

Please check the CNM Calendar of Events for specific dates and times to visit with a representative and start the university transfer process and find other events at CNM.