Success Through Achievement & Retention (STAR/TRiO)

STAR - A Student Support Services TRIO Program

There's something for EVERYONE at STAR!!!


STAR, Success Through Achievement and Retention, provides opportunities for academic development, assists students with basic college requirements, and serves to motivate students toward the successful completion of their AA/AS degree.

Most importantly, all of the STAR staff focus on helping students meet their educational needs in a positive supportive setting!

The goal of STAR, a TRIO Student Support Services program Federally funded by the Department of Education, is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its participants, and facilitate the process of transferring to a four year university.

For the past seventeen years, the STAR Program has been a prominent part of the San Bernardino Valley College Student Services family. Having received a commendation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accreditation Committee, STAR is proud to continue to provide SBVC students with outstanding student service.

The STAR center, serving 200 students each year, offers support services in a comfortable, student-friendly environment. The outstanding STAR Program counseling staff work closely with SBVC students to develop and implement successful educational and transfer plans and cultivate educational dreams. All of the STAR Program tutorial staff have earned a Bachelor's degree and many are pursuing Teaching Credentials and/or Master's degrees. STAR Main Office: 909.384.4433