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Academic Support Services

Triton College provides services and resources to support your success. Our staff will connect you to the services and materials you need to succeed. Click on the Tutoring & Student Support link in your Blackboard shell or start your journey here:


The Academic Advising Department proactively supports and empowers students to develop and achieve their educational and career goals. Advisors are assigned based on specific curriculum. Virtual/In-person appointments and virtual drop-in hours available. Academic advising also offers inperson drop-ins on Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9 am-4 pm, no appointment needed. Scheduling appointments with advisors can be done online.

Center for Access & Accommodative Services

The Center for Access and Accommodative Services (CAAS) provides services such as free note-taking software to all enrolled students. They also provide academic accommodations for students who have a diagnosed medical condition and/or disability. Students may request accommodations by completing the CAAS Confidential Data form and submitting it with documentation of their medical condition and/or disability to


The Child Development Center offers a range of high-quality, supervised educational programs for children aged 15 months to 5 years.

Counseling & Wellness Support Services

Triton College Counseling & Wellness Support Services offers mental health and wellness services. Current students can meet with counselors by appointment regarding a wide variety of concerns, including managing stress, developing career goals, personal development, and understanding college policies. Counselors may refer students to the appropriate campus and/or community resources to best serve the needs of the student. For an appointment contact: or 708-456-0300, ext. 3588.

  • 24/7 assistance: TimelyCare (students must use email address to register)
  • 24/7 assistance: Student Assistance Plan (SAP) (username: TRI004, password: perspectives) call or text 800-456-6327
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  • Phone: 708-456-0300, Ext. 3588 

Comprehensive Student Support

Retention Specialists

Retention Specialists provide personal and academic support to students to help them succeed at Triton and beyond. They can assist in areas such as time management, study skills, goal setting, career exploration, academic planning, personal concerns, and more.

TRIO Student Support Services

TRIO Student Support Services provides academic and other support services to college students to increase student retention and graduation rates, facilitate their transfer from two-year to four-year colleges, and foster an institutional climate supportive of success. They service students who are income eligible, first generation, and individuals with disabilities. Eligible students must be working towards completion of a certificate and/or their first associate degree.


TRIUMPH & SURGE is a minority retention program, designed to increase the number of minority students completing from Triton College. Staff provides academic support, one-on-one mentoring and coaching, career exploration and development, community service projects, and assistance in transitioning to a four-year institution or into the workforce. Online application: Apply here

Food & Essential Supplies

Troy Mart provides free food and personal care items to all students who self-identify their needs.

Health Services

The Health Services Department is staffed by experienced Registered Nurses who address the needs of our students from physical assessment to health education and prevention to referrals and wellness. Services are free and confidential. Lactation rooms are located in B-161L and G-109.


Students may borrow laptops, mobile WiFi hotspots, headsets, web cams, graphing calculators, chargers, and more. The Library provides access to textbooks, books, and online eresources, including databases, journals, ebooks, magazines, and streaming media. The Library has four large study rooms available to students as well as the Silent Study Room, designed to accommodate students with various neurodiverse study needs. Students may use their Triton ID to check out materials and scan/print from several Library printers. Librarians are available for in-person or virtual research assistance.

Paying for College

Financial assistance in the form of grants, loans, work on campus, or scholarships may be available. Whatever your financial status, Financial Aid staff can assist you in affording college.

Transfer Support

The Transfer Center provides numerous services to guide students in the process of transferring from Triton College to a four-year institution for bachelor’s degree completion. In addition to accepting appointments with students, the center hosts workshops and sponsors events throughout the year, including university visits and events on campus.

Technology and Software Support

The Educational Technology Resource Center (ETRC) provides support for multi-factor authentication (MFA), all Online/Blackboard courses, the Student Portal, and Triton student email, providing in person, phone, and online orientations, online tutorials, Microsoft application tutorials, and Microsoft application certified tests. The lab features current technology and software for students. For more help, students can fill out the Online Help Center Form.


Troy Rides, powered by Lyft, provide rides to home or work/clinicals, with specific limitations.


The Academic Success Center provides free in-person and virtual drop-in and appointment-based tutoring across subject areas. Check out their website to make an appointment or learn more. 24/7 tutoring is also available via Brainfuse, accessible through the Student Portal.

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