TRiO Program

Meet Online with TRiO via Cranium Cafe

Welcome to the TRiO Program

TRIO is a federally funded program, which is designed to increase the retention and graduation rates of first-generation and low-income students, as well as students with a disability. TRIO SSS at West Valley College is funded at $ 253,032 annually by the U.S. Department of Education and set up to serve approximately 146 students.

Services

  • Grant Aid
  • Academic, Career and Personal Counseling
  • Priority Registration
  • Educational Assistance – Tutoring, Study Skills, Coaches, and Access to Computers
  • Transfer Planning and Visits to Four-Year Universities
  • Financial Aid and Scholarship Application Assistance
  • Cultural Enrichment Activities
  • Academic Incentives – Tablet, Laptop, and Calculator Loan Program
  • E-book Lending (for course textbooks available in e-book format at the WVC Bookstore)

TRiO Program at West Valley College

Eligibility and How to Apply

TRiO is a federally funded program designed to empower first-generation, low-income, and disabled West Valley College students as they prepare to obtain a two-year degree and/or transfer to a four-year university.

Are You Eligible?

To qualify for TRiO, you MUST:

  • Be a citizen or legal resident of the United States
  • Have applied for the financial aid via FAFSA
  • Be in academic good standing (GPA 2.0 and above)
  • Have an academic need and be:
    • Financially limited, according to Federal income criteria and/or
    • A first-generation college student (meaning neither parent has earned a bachelor's degree in the United States), or
    • A student with a verified disability

Tutoring Schedule

Subject Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Adminstration of Justice 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
  11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
 
Business Law 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
  11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
 
Chemistry 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM      
Computer Programming (Java)   1:30 PM – 3:30 PM 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM  
Math 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM 9:00 AM – 11:30 PM  
Math 10 3:15 PM – 5:00 PM 2:30 PM – 4:45 PM 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM  
Physics   1:30 PM – 3:30 PM 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM  

Biology: BIOL 11

Chemistry: CHEM 30A, CHEM 30B, CHEM 002, CHEM 001A, and CHEM 001B

Math: MATH 000D, MATH 001, MATH 001C, MATH 002, MATH 003A, MATH 003B, MATH 004A, MATH 012, MATH 012C, MATH 106, MATH 106C, MATH 106R, MATH 903, MATH 104, NCMA 104, NCMA 106, NCMA 107, MATH 000G

Physics: PHYS 001, PHYS 002A, PHYS 004A, PHYS 004B, PHYS 002B, PHYS 010

TRiO Hours

Day Hours
Monday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

 

Last Updated 5/6/20