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.

TRIO Events

Virtual Sessions

RSVP to You should receive a CNM outlook invite the week of the event from with the link to join.

Please call us if you are having problems logging into a workshop (505) 224-4375 opt. 1 (Main) opt. 2 (Montoya)


  • Every other Tuesday January 11 - April 27 from noon - 1 p.m.

Study Skills and Note Taking

  • Thursday, January 20 from noon - 1 p.m.

Organizational Skills

  • Friday, January 28 from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.


  • Friday, February 25
  • Details TBD

Test Prep and Test Anxiety

  • Thursday, March 3 from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.


  • Wednesday, March 16 from noon - 1 p.m.

New TRIO Orientation for Main and Montoya

  • Wednesday, April 13 from noon - 1 p.m.

Summer Writing/English Kick-Start

  • Wednesday, May 11 from noon - 1 p.m.

Summer Math Kick-Start

  • Thursday, May 12 from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

In-Person Events


Spring Fling and 3.5 Awards

  • Friday, February 18 from noon - 1 p.m.
  • SSC Cafeteria Patio 113P

Art and Mental Health: Coping Creatively

  • March 2022 (Date and Time TBD)

TRIO Orientation (Main and Montoya)

  • Friday, April 8 from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • SSC Cafeteria Patio 113P

Sandia Tram Field Trip

  • Friday, April 22
  • Travel details TBD

TRIO Graduation Celebration

  • Friday, April 29 (Time TBD)
  • CNM Main Smith Brasher