TRIO Student Support Services and TRiO Upward Bound Program

TRIO Student Support Services Program

Building 9, Room 213
Phone: (650) 306-3111

TRIO Student Support Services is a federally funded program that assists students who identify as first generation, low income, or who have a learning or physical disability in earning their AA/AS degree and transferring to four-year colleges/universities.
TRIO-SSS offers the personalized support you need to succeed in your academic and educational goals. The program provides you with academic and career counseling as well as master tutors for Math, Reading and Writing. We offer additional services such as cultural and social activities, workshops, and field trips to four-year colleges and universities. For additional information, please call or visit the TRIO-SSS office in the Learning Center.

TRIO Upward Bound Program

Building 5, Room 230
Phone: (650) 306-3332 & (650) 306-3335
Weekly tutorials take place at Sequoia High School

Upward Bound is a federally funded pre-college TRIO program. The program is designed to assist low-income and potential first-generation college students complete high school and enter college/university. Cañada College partners with Sequoia Union High School to serve 50 eligible students who attend SUHS and/or who reside in the communities of East Palo Alto and North Fair Oaks. Students continuously receive academic support and information about the college admissions process. The services to all students include: intensive tutoring, major and career counseling, Saturday College supplemental instruction, and a mandatory six-week summer program intended to prepare the college-bound students. All services are provided by committed staff members who understand the importance of education and its role in transforming the lives of TRIO students. For further information about the Upward Bound program at Cañada College, please contact (650) 306-3332.