Mission Statement:

TRiO/SSS is a federally–funded program designed to support you in completing your post-secondary education at Palomar College, and to encourage you to transfer to a four year university. The goal of the TRiO/SSS Program is to increase the graduation and transfer rates of eligible students and to assist in the transition from Palomar College to a four-year university of the student’s choice.


All serives are provided to all eligible participants free of charge.

Services include:

  • Academic, Career, and Transfer Advising
  • Tutorial Services
  • Priority Registration
  • Use of Laptops, Calculators, and Digital Recording
  • Scholarship Information and Guidance
  • Academic Success Workships
  • Leadership and Personal Development Workshops and Programs
  • Cultural Enrichment Activities
  • College and University Tours, Visits, lectures, and Fairs
  • College and University Search and Major Planning Meetings
  • Textbook Loan Library
  • Computer Lab
  • Academic and GPA Monitoring
  • Mid-Semester Evaluations
  • SSS Graduation/Transfer Recognition Ceremony
  • And much more!