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.

Summer 2019 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.

Main Campus

  • Friday, May 24, 2019, Study Skills and Note Taking Workshop (Open to all CNM Students), 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., SB 108
  • Friday, May 31 2019, Money and Budget Management (CNM Students only), 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., SB 213
  • Friday, June 21, 2019, How to Write a Winning Essay and Apply for External Scholarships Workshop (CNM Students only), 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m., Student Resource Center Room 126
  • Friday, July 26, 2019, Career Exploration (Open to all CNM Students), 9:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m., SB 108 

Montoya Campus

  • Friday, May 31, 2019, Money and Budget Management (CNM Students only), 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., H Bldg. Room 108
  • Friday, June 7, 2019, Financial Aid & Scholarships, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., SB 211
  • Friday, June 14, 2019, How to Write a Winning Essay and Apply for External Scholarships Workshop (CNM Students only), 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., H Bldg. Room 121
  • Friday, June 14, 2019, Study Skills/ Note Taking Workshop, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., H Bldg. Room 108
  • Friday, June 21, 2019, Career Exploration (CNM Students only), 9:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m., H Bldg. Room 108

Intercession Workshops (Main and Montoya), CNM Students Only

  • Tuesday, August 20th, 2019, Math Prep for Fall, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., E Bldg. Room 102, Main
  • Tuesday, August 21st, 2019, Math Prep for Fall, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., E Bldg. Room 102, Main
  • Thursday, August 22nd, 2019, Math Prep for Fall, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., H Bldg. Room 106, Montoya

Events RSVP

  • UNM Walkabout (CNM Students only), TBD
  • Summer Event: Food, Fun & Games (Potluck) (CNM Students only) 
    • Friday, July 19th, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (All TRIO Students Welcome)
    • Roosevelt Park, 500 Spruce St SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
  • TRIO New Student Orientation (for students accepted into the program Spring/Summer 2019
    • Montoya: Friday, July 26th, 2019 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m., H Bldg. Room 126
    • Main: Friday, July 12, 2019 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., SSC Cafeteria Room 113

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.