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TRiO SSS STEM-HS is a new program that provides academic, career development, and personal support for Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) and Health Sciences (HS) students who are first-generation, low-income students and/or students with disabilities. The SSS STEM-HS program is currently accepting applications! To apply, please see the How To Apply tab above. Please contact our office with any questions (call 831-582-4451 or email

SSS STEM-HS students at the Moss Landing Marine Labs Open House


Advising & Mentoring

SSS STEM-HS has a team of professional staff advisors and student peer mentors to provide guidance and support on academic, personal, and professional matters.

Internships & Research

Through a partnership with UROC and other programs, SSS STEM-HS connects students with internships and research opportunities to advance their studies and careers.

Enrichment Events

The program organizes cultural enrichment events - such as theater events, kayaking, hiking, and museum visits - to help students gain new perspectives and explore the area they live in.

Student photo from hiking trip to Point Lobos

TRIO Works!

In Fall 2015: • 98.3% of SSS STEM/HS students were in good academic standing • 15% achieved a 4.0 GPA • 100% persisted to the following Spring 2016 semester • 16 STEM/HS students were on the Dean's List

TRiO Student Support Services

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