Welcome to my Oakton home page.
J. Palencia, M.Ed.
Advisor, Student Support Services TRIO
Office Hours: Summer 2017
Mondays: 8:00am- 4:45pm (A135, Skokie)
Tuesdays: 8:00am- 4:45pm (Skokie, A135)
Wednesdays: 8:00am- 4:45pm (A135, Skokie)
Thursdays: 8:00am- 4:45pm (Skokie, A135)
Fridays: College is CLOSED
Provide comprehensive support that empowers eligible students
to overcome academic, economic, and social barriers to obtaining
80% of participants
persist from one academic year to the next.
86% of participants
maintain good academic standing.
25% of new participants
served each year graduate with an associate degree
or certificate within four years.
20% of new participants
served each year receive an associate degree or certificate and transfer
to a four-year college or university within four years.
U.S. citizen or
student (neither parent has a bachelors degree from the U.S.).
income as defined by the U.S. Department of Education.
Ensure that students who are first generation, low-income,
and/or have a disability reach their full academic potential.
with the knowledge and skills to be successful academic ally.
with the social support to address non-cognitive variables.
Assist students in
becoming informed financial individuals.
Assist students in completion
of an associate degree/ certificate and transfer to a four-year
college or university.
Oakton students are invited to apply for the TRIO
Program if you meet one or more of the following requirements:
You are a
first-generation college student
(neither parent has a bachelor's degree);
You have a
financial need that meets income guidelines
(as defined by the Department
You have a
documented physical or learning disability.
Visit our Frequently
Asked Questions, contact a TRIO staff member,
or fill out the TRIO
application to start the process.
TRIO Advisor (Skokie) Joe Palencia at email@example.com or
call 847-635-1253 for assistance.
TRIO Advisor (Des Plaines),
Kristine Panopio at firstname.lastname@example.org or
call 847-635-1728 for
You can also contact the TRIO SSS Coordinator, Louie Lainez at email@example.com
or call 847-635-1420