In order to be considered for services, you will need to do the following:

Step 1A. APPLICATION: Please CLICK HERE fill out the TRIO-SSS application.  When you are finished, click SUBMIT and check your CPCC email for confirmation that this application was submitted successfully. (It is important that you enter your exact CPCC email address in the application, i.e., Your User

Step 1B. The second step of your application process is to take a short questionnaire. At TRIO - Student Support Services we believe that it is important to understand the thoughts and feelings our students have about their college. For that reason, we are asking you to take the following questionnaire. It is administered online and should take you no more than thirty minutes.

Before logging on, please:

1. Make sure you know your student ID number.

2. Make a note that for this questionnaire:

user name is: cpcc (lowercase)
password: central 2013fall (lower case)

3. Hold down the control button and click on the URL listed below:

A final meeting to determine your eligibility for the TRiO program will be scheduled with the program director upon completion of your application and questionnaire.

Step 2. Provide a copy of one of the following documents.  You may drop it off at the TRIO Office, CH-117, FAX to 704.330.6790, or, you may attach  to an email and send to

  • Your FAFSA Award Letter or,
  • a copy of your current IRS 1040 (if you need to order a copy, call IRS -- 800.829.1040)
  • To print your award letter, log into  My College and look under the Financial Aid section and select Financial Aid award letter.