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

Director of SSS
Kurt Peterson
(620) 275-3245
kurt.peterson@gcccks.edu

SSS Advisor
Lizette Avalos
(620) 275-3268
lizette.avalos@gcccks.edu

SSS Data Coordinator
Manuela Vigil
(620) 276-9660
manuela.vigil@gcccks.edu

SSS Advisor
Johana Gonzalez
(620) 276-9674
johana.gonzalez@gcccks.edu

SSS Tutoring Coordinator
Velia Mendoza
(620) 276-9670
velia.mendoza@gcccks.edu

 

 

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 below:

Family Size 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Family Income $17,655 $23,895  $30,135 $36,375 $42,615 $48,855 $55,095 $61,335

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

Please attach a copy of the following to your application:

  • 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.
  • High School Transcript if not yet taken the Asset or Compass the placement assessment for writing, reading and math at GCCC.
  • Email your Application to SSS@gcccks.edu

Contact

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