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Contact Us At:
TRiO Student Support Services Program (SSS)
Gavilan College
5055 Santa Teresa Blvd.
Gilroy, CA 95020

Interim Program Director:
Eduardo Cervantes
Phone: (408) 848-4887

Academic Counselor:
Leticia Palacios, M.A,
Phone: (408) 848-4707

About TRIO

TRIO Student Support Services

   Mission Statement

TRIO, Student Support Services program provides first generation, low-income and disable college students with a "sense of place" while on campus, and offers academic and support services in a caring environment that seeks to ensure their successful completion of an associate degree and/or transfer to a four-year university from Gavilan College.

Core Values:

We are committed to:

  • The beliefs that each participant has potential for academic success and that each participant is valued and should be treated with respect,
  • Assessing participants needs and providing individualized services to meet those needs
  • Proving services that will assist students in overcoming academic and personal challenges to their success at Gavilan College
  • Being advocates for college students who are first-generation, have limited income and or have a disability


Last modified: October 13, 2008
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