The SSS Programs support student success by providing resources and support to assist eligible students in completing their certificate and/or degree and transferring to a 4-year university.​
​​Participants who join one of the SSS Programs have access to the following services and resources:​sarah.jpg
    • SSS Academic Counselors 
    • Early Registration
    • Tutoring 
    • Peer Mentoring 
    • Student Employment Opportunities 
    • College & University Campus Visits 
    • Textbook Library 
    • Student Success Workshops 
    • Transfer Information & Assistance 
    • Financial Aid Information 
    • Financial Literacy Education
    • Cultural Exploration

Interested students must meet the eligibility requirements in order to be considered for program admission:

  • First Generation: Meirielle.jpg
    First Generation students are those whose parents or legal guardians have not obtained a bachelors (4 year) degree or higher.
  • Low-Income:
    Low-income eligibility is based on the guidelines set by the department of education based on income and family size.​
  • Students with Disabilities, or
  • Veterans (who are first generation, or low-income, or disabled),


  • Demonstrate academic need and US Citizen or Permanent Resident status
Application Process 
The Student Support Services (SSS) Program is open in late fall (November) and early spring (May) each year to RCC Students who meet the eligibility requirements.  Please note, the number of students admitted into the program varies by term. 
The TRIO-SSS Program is no longer accepting applications.
1. Online application can be found on h​ere​.
2. Complete and sign the application 
3. Bring in a copy of documentation verifying income (FAFSA Student Aid Report or a copy of your federal tax return)
4. Obtain a copy of unofficial transcript(s) if you've attended college(s) other than RCCD 
Students will be notified of acceptance via student's email.





Riverside City College is currently funded for three SSS Programs.

Explore each of the SSS Programs below:


 Located on the 2nd floor of the Kane Building

Monday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am – 6:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Friday 8:00am- 5:00pm
Closed all major holidays
Phone: (951) 222-8312
             (951) 328-3580
    Fax:  (951) 328-3514
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