SWCC TRiO Student Support Services Mission Statement:

“The TRiO Student Support Services program at Southwestern Community College enhances the institution’s commitment to first-generation, low-income students and students with disabilities by encouraging students to strive toward their academic and personal goals.  SSS provides support services designed to increase retention, graduation, and transfer rates.”

Services offered:

  • Tutoring
  • Academic/Career Advising
  • Academic Skills Workshops
  • Transfer Assistance
  • Scholarship/Grant Assistance
  • Cultural/Social Activities

TRiO Student Support Services is funded 100% ($248,825) by the U.S. Department of Education and serves 180 participants every academic year.  All services are FREE!  To be eligible for Student Support Services, students must meet at least one of the following:

  • First generation college student- (Neither parent has a 4-year college degree) or
  • Low-income individual- (Based on Federal Financial Aid/Taxable Income) or
  • Student with a documented disability.

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Print the Application and Eligibility forms and bring them to our office.


TRiO Student Support Services (SWCC)

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Contact Us:

1501 W. Townline St. 
Creston, IA. 50801
641.782.1360

Fall/Spring Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Mon-Fri
Summer Hours:  7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mon-Fri

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