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.

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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.

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Program Benefits

TRIO SSS offers the following services for 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

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

Summer Highlights

To sign up for a virtual session, please sign up with Lupe (TRIO Main) or Casey (TRIO Montoya). You will receive an email from TRIO SSS the day before the session with the link to join.


Q&A new topic focus with general discussion and support happen every other Tuesday starting May 25 from noon - 1 p.m.

June 8 - Registration and Grade Appeals Process

June 22 - Easily Distracted? Old Study Habits Not Working?

July 6 - Financial Worries and Pressures

July 20 - Financial Aid and Scholarships

August 3 - Improving Self-Confidence


TRIO sessions are from noon - 1 p.m.

Thursday, June 17 - Study Skills

Wednesday, June 30 - Career Talks: Social Work, Sociology & Psychology (NMHU)

Thursday, July 15 - Success Habits

Monday, July 19 - Career Talks: Social Work, Sociology & Psychology (NMHU)

Wednesday, July 28 - New Participant Orientation

Wednesday, August 11 - Chemistry Class Prep

Tuesday, June 24 - Time Management and Career Readiness (Paradigm Shift)