Student Support Services

TRiO/Student Support Services is located on the second floor of the Ben Alexander Student Learning Center. 

Hours of Operation Fall '23

Monday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

Adam Guillen Jr.
Director of Student Support Services
Heidy Alvarado
Academic Advisor
Monica Garcia
Academic Advisor
Alex Lopez
Administrative Secretary


Student Support Services (SSS) Mission Statement

Our mission is to enhance academic skills, promote character development, and encourage individuals to recognize their unique potential by providing services in a caring and supportive environment.
TRiO/ Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally-funded program that provides a highly-supportive learning environment serving 185 first generation, low-income, learning or physical disabled college students. The goals of SSS are to increase retention, graduation, transfer rates and the success of its participants.

SSS List of Services

  • Degree Planning & Registration
  • One-on-One Tutoring
  • Text-Book and Laptop Loans
  • Private Computer Lab
  • FAFSA AssistanceApplication
  • Financial Aid Workshops
  • Scholarship Assistance
  • Personal Counseling & Life Coaching
  • Choosing a Major & Career Counseling
  • Study Skills Training
  • Transfer planning
  • Campus Visits to Universities
  • Cultural & Education Events
  • Private Study Room
  • Coffee Bar and Snack Pantry


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Income Verification

Once your application has been completed, you must either have a FAFSA on file, provide SSS with copies of tax returns, or complete the Income Verification form. SSS uses this information to determine your eligibility to the program and will not share this information with any other entities. Please complete and return the form to the SSS office located in Ben Alexander. You may also fax your verification to 575.492.2620 or email


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