Eligibility requirements

A student is eligible to participate in TRIO SSS if a student meets all of the following criteria:


  • Is a citizen or national of the United States or meets the residency requirements to receive Federal Financial Aid
  • Is enrolled at CSUF or accepted for enrollment next semester at CSUF
  • Has a need for academic support –as determined by TRIO SSS
  • A low-income student (using federal income guidelines according to family size and taxable income)
  • A First Generation college student (neither parent or guardian has a four year college degree) OR student with a physical or learning disability (disability will need to be verified through the CSUF Disability Support Services