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Student Support Services

The Student Support Services (SSS) and SSS/STEM/Health Careers programs offer the following free services to SSS/TRIO-eligible NHCC students:

  • Personalized academic advising for degree planning, career exploration, strategies for improving grades, help with the financial aid process, transfer and finding connections to resources
  • Regular weekly one-on-one sessions with professional math, science, writing, and study skills tutors
  • Workshops throughout the year such as scholarship and study abroad preparation, TEAS preparation workshop and career exploration
  • Guided tours to four-year colleges and universities, and career exploration field trips
  • Cultural events, educational tours, recognition celebrations and other original events

Eligibility Requirements

TRIO programs are federally funded through the U.S. Department of Education and provide free academic support to students who meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Low-income
  • First-generation college students (neither parent has completed a bachelor's degree)
  • Documented disability

In addition, students will be accessed for academic need.

Submit an Application

If you need a paper application please contact the reception desk at 763-424-0937.

Contact Information

Location: Campus Center (CC) 227

Shelly Siegel
Director of TRIO Programs

Alice Peterson
Academic Advisor

Tiffany Gear
Academic Advisor

Shantle Crews Frazier
Academic Advisor

Denise Tiffany
Academic Specialist in Math/Science

Ryan Hanson
Academic Specialist in Writing

Brad Mondloch
Academic Specialist in Math/Science

TRIO Reception


Summer Hours:
Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 12 Noon