Student Support Services

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TRIO/SSS is committed to continuing our services to you, our students.

Appointments are still available via phone or video!

Zoom (preferred). You will receive a link and you will need to click on in your student email a few minutes before your scheduled appointment.

Phone. An advisor will call you at the confirmed phone number from a restricted number. Please answer, we will not be able to call again.

You can request an appointment by emailing OR by phone at (616) 234-4150. 

We are checking our voicemail frequently throughout the day, during normal business hours.

Tutoring is also available for our current TRIO students!  Please check the TRIO/SSS Blackboard site for more information.

Do you have a quick question?  Google chat us at and a staff member will get back with you!

Be safe, take care of yourself and others, and wash your hands!


TRIO/Student Support Services (SSS) is a program designed to work with students who are first generation college students and who meet Federal Income Guidelines. Our goal is to help support your success at GRCC and transfer to the college/university of your choice. The program has been serving students at Grand Rapids Community College for over 30 years.

We are funded by the US Department of Education and operate within the Student Success and Retention Division at Grand Rapids Community College. Learn more about TRIO.

Interested in applying?

Thank you for your interest in our TRIO SSS program.  We are accepting applications now.  Please stop by the Student Center Building, 3rd Floor, Room 332 to pick-up an application.  Applications are not available on-line.