Welcome to STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES (SSS) at Palo Verde College 

The Student Support Services (SSS) program is a Federal TRiO program funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) program at PVC, is committed to increasing the rates of academic achievement, retention, and graduation among historically underrepresented students. This is accomplished by providing holistic and individualized support services that maximize students’ innate abilities and draw upon available resources within and outside of the College to benefit students, families, and the larger community. A team of professional counseling staff and peer advocates work together to assist students with navigating the campus culture and exploring the many possibilities and opportunities that exist.


Qualifications for Student Support Services at PVC

Students are accepted on a space availability basis. The Student Support Services (SSS) program provides support services to low-income students, first-generation college students, and disabled students enrolled in post-secondary education programs. To be eligible for this benefit program, you must be a current or prospective student, and you must be one of the following:

  • Low income
  • First generation college student
  • Disabled


Benefits of Student Support Services at PVC

Academic instruction in Mathematics, Science, English, Composition, Literature, and Foreign Languages. We also provide:

  • Personal Counseling
  • Academic Counseling
  • Career Guidance
  • Mentoring
  • Tutoring
  • Transfer Information and Assistance
  • Assistance with FAFSA
  • Financial Literacy Information