Student Support Services

What is Student Support Services?

The Garden City Community College Student Support Services program is a federally funded TRIO program, which serves 200 undergraduate students by providing free services including...

  • Academic tutoring
  • Advice and assistance in course selection
  • Education and counseling to improve financial and economic literacy
  • Information in applying for federal financial aid
  • Assistance in completing and applying for federal financial aid
  • Assistance in applying to four-year schools


Eligibility Requirements

  • Students must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident 
  • and
  • Belong to a family where neither their mother or father completed a Bachelor's Degree 
  • or
  • Belong to a family whose income qualifies them as having a taxable income as indicated here at the U.S. Department of Education website.
  • or
  • Have documentation of a disability which has an impact on the student's ability to be successful in college

Please provide us with your most current income information and if applicable disability documentation when you turn in your application.


How To Apply

Fill out an Application

  • Send a signed copy of your and your parents, (if claimed by them) most recent tax forms or other verification of income if no taxes were filed to

Contact Us

Dana Nanninga
Director of SSS
(620) 275-9660

Lizette Avalos
SSS Advisor
(620) 275-3268

Kurt Peterson
SSS Tutoring Coordinator
(620) 275-3245

Johana Gonzalez
SSS Advisor
(620) 276-9674

Daisy Saavedra
SSS Data Coordinator
(620) 276-9670



Student Support Services
Garden City Community College
801 Campus Drive
Garden City, Kansas 67846