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SSS RISE Program Eligibility

Norco College received a federal grant to serve 100 students over five years under its Student Support Services RISE program for students with documented disabilities.

Eligible students must be:

  • Enrolled at Norco College with at least 12 units;
  • A citizen or permanent resident of the United States; 
  • Have a need for academic support, (as determined by the SSS program);
  • Commit to actively participate in program activities;
  • Maintain a minimum of 2.0 GPA;  
  • Show potential for future success in higher education, plan on completing an A.A degree, certificate program, and/or transfer to a four year college;

Those applying to the SSS RISE program must have:

  •  A documented disability, for example, physical, psychiatric, or learning; one third of the students with disabilities in the SSS RISE must also be low income.

And be:

  • First-Generation college student (neither parent received a four-year degree);


  • Meet low-income federal guidelines for income and family size.