Thank you for your interest in the TRIO/SSS Program at the University of New Mexico-Gallup Branch. The TRIO/SSS Program and the Lobo Academy Summer Program is open to students who meet one or more of the following: students must be considered a qualified first-generation, low income and/or students from a disadvantaged background/circumstances and have a documented disability (physical and/or learning). Students must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

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Applications are reviewed every week. You will be contacted via UNM email and mail with the decision of your application. If you have any questions, please call the TRIO/SSS Office at 505-863-7751.

For the TRIO/SSS 2018/2019 aid year

  1. Be admitted to University of New Mexico- Gallup campus
  2. Complete and return the TRIO/SSS application
    • Complete and sign the TRIO/SSS Application.
    • Submit 2017 Federal Taxes. For dependent students: if you were required to report your parents’/guardians’ income information on the FAFSA, they will need to submit their 2017 Federal Taxes.
    • If no 2017 Federal Taxes were filed, please complete the TRIO Income Verification Form.
  3. Complete the 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  4. Submit all official high school and college transcripts to UNM-G Admissions office.

Note: A first-generation college student is defined as a student whose parent(s)/legal guardian(s) have not completed a bachelor's degree by your 18th birthday. This means that you are the first in your family to attend a two-year and/or four-year college/university to earn an associate’s and/or bachelor's degree. Being first-generation is a very proud accomplishment.