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Welcome Center - Trinidad Campus

Welcome Center
Trinidad Campus

Berg 209

  • Monday-Friday ~ 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Have questions?
    Please call 719-846-5026
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Connie Rivale-Peraza

TRiO Director - Advising
Trinidad Campus
Berg 209

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Gaylene Abeyta

TRiO Advisor - Disabilities Coordinator
Trinidad Campus
Berg 209

Kaddo Bates

Academic Advisor
Trinidad Campus
Berg 209


Trio Advisor - Academic Coordinator
Trinidad Campus
Berg 209

TRiO logo imageTRiO - Student Support Services is a federally funded program that provides opportunities for academic development, assists students with basic college requirements, and serves to motivate students toward the successful completion of their postsecondary education. The goal of the program is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its participants and help students make the transition from one level of higher education to the next. Services include: Academic Support / Advisement, Mentoring & Advising, Cultural Activities / Events, Financial Aid Advisement / Assistance, Tutoring in Many Subjects, Transfer Advisement, Career Advisement, Financial Literacy Training, Campus Tours to Four Year Colleges, & Various Academic Workshops.

TRiO - Student Support Services must meet three main objectives to continue yearly funding

  • Persistence - A student must persist from one academic year to the next academic year.
  • Good Academic Standing - A student must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above.
  • Graduation & Transfer - A student must graduate and/or transfer to a four-year school within four years.

These objectives are accomplished through the work of the TRiO - Student Support Services staff in coordination with each student who is a participant in the program.


Tutoring Resources Availability

Learning Center Tutor imageTutoring resources are available to students 24/7/365 through Brainfuse, on D2L, or through TutorMe if student is enrolled in CCCOnline courses. Students may also request in-person tutoring services by contracting the Welcome Center. If you are requesting tutoring services from a tutor on campus, complete our Tutor Request Form.

The Welcome Center on the Trinidad Campus, Room 209
Monday-Thursday - Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Questions?  Call 719-846-5026

All tutoring at TSC is FREE and is sponsored by Student Support Services, Perkins and the Trinidad State College general fund.

Below are excellent free online tutorial resources in math, science and many other subjects:

The Disability Services Office operates under the mandate of Section 504 and 508 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Amendments Act of 2008, which prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability against any "otherwise qualified individual."

Individuals seeking accommodations must meet with Disability Services representative and provide documentation to support their request. Reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis in order to ensure educational accessibility. Be aware that Accommodations offered through a college are different than a typical high school and will not alter the academic standards of a class.

The Disability Services Office provides the following academic support services for students with disabilities - some through referral:

  • Disability counseling and advocacy/Advising
  • Assessment of basic academic skills
  • Accessible classrooms
  • Equipment loan (i.e., tape recorders)
  • Exam accommodations/Alternate testing arrangements
  • Tutoring/Scribes/Note takers or access to class notes
  • Learning success strategies workshops
  • Assistive Technology
  • Text in Alternate Format/Text on CD
  • Referrals to Community Agencies
  • And other appropriate accommodations as necessary

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Gaylene Abeyta

TRiO Advisor - Disabilities Coordinator
Trinidad Campus
Berg 209

Academic Advising

Academic Advisors are available to help
Our mission is to help you stay on track to graduate with the least amount of stress and the confidence that you will not take courses that you do not need for your degree or certificate.

Advising Hold
All first-semester students have an Advising Hold placed on their account. This hold is lifted once a student contacts an advisor. The Advising Hold ensures that the first semester student talks to an Academic Advisor and completes the advising process before registering for classes.

Contact an Advisor on your campus to get started. Below you will find contact information for advisors on both campuses.

Transfer Advising

From Trinidad State to Four-Year Schools
Attending a two-year community college is an excellent way to begin your college career. Many Trinidad State College students plan to move on to a four-year college. You can be assured that your degrees from TSC will transfer into all 4-year state institutions if you meet the other graduation requirements. Some students don’t plan on it, but end up deciding to transfer later. If you are one of these students, you are probably asking some of the following questions.

Walk in advising on both campuses...
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Make an appointment with an Advisor today by downloading the NAVIGATE app or by calling the Welcome Center at 719-846-5026.

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Finding a new job can be stressful; we want you to know that you are not alone. Our trained, professional career coaches offer many resources to help you find your next job. Not just any job, but one that aligns with your interests, skills, and abilities and also helps you meet your financial goals.

Careers are made when passion, skills and opportunity come together! As virtual career coaches, we are here to help you in your career transition, advancement and/or planning your journey towards a fulfilling job and career. Our goal is your success. Career Coaching by our trained professionals is free and held virtually so that you can schedule a virtual meeting at your convenience, and from the comfort of your home.

How can a Career Coach help you?
Provide you with ACCESS to a collection of tools and resources that can be used to navigate careers and make connections to meaningful employment opportunities.

  • Help you with tools to EXPLORE a variety of career opportunities to inform and plan job/career options. Assessments, career options, and labor market information can open your eyes to a new adventure, help inform you of what a job consists of, wage information and what kind of education it takes for different career pathways.
  • We offer tools and resources in an effort to PREPARE you to reach your career and/or education goals.
  • We provide opportunities for you to LEARN and acquire the skills and credentials that meet employers’ needs.
  • We can CONNECT you with one or more of the many services that lead to a fulfilling career. We want to learn about your goals and help connect you to employment opportunities!

Every pro was once an amateur, and every expert a beginner so dream big and start now by booking an appointment with our trained, professional career coaching staff!


If you have any questions or would like assistance with booking an appointment, please email and we will get back to you within 1-2 business days.