KEY Center

What is the KEY Center?

The KEY Center is a grant program funded by the U.S. Department of Education that is able to support 165 students with an academically enriching and supportive environment.

The mission of the KEY Center (a TRIO Student Support Services program) is to promote participation in postsecondary education by encouraging intellectual growth and social development.

According to federal grant guidelines, selected students may receive support from the KEY Center for up to four years to:

  • Obtain a certificate or associate degree
  • Obtain an associate degree and transfer to a four year university

Who is eligible to apply for membership?

Applicants must meet at least one of the following criteria*:

Applicants must be:

  • Pursing a Certificate or Associate Degree and/or plan to transfer to a four-year university
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident

  *Eligibility does not guarantee membership

How to apply for membership: 

If you are interested in becoming a member, please review the application materials and submit them to the KEY Center staff located in Johnson Hall, Room 101. Complete our online New Membership Application* or come by the KEY Center to submit a paper version. Applicants must provide the KEY Center with appropriate income verification documents (see online New Member Application for details) in order to be considered for membership.

Eligibility will be verified by the KEY Center staff and you will be contacted as to the status of your application. When the KEY Center has reached maximum capacity, new applications will be considered for the next academic year.

*Application is a fillable form. It is recommended that you download the document in Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat. Your application may be submitted electronically via email or fax, or in person.

Other ways the KEY Center can help:

In addition to many free tools offered for student success such as free printing/copying/faxing, textbook checkout, equipment checkout, and free school supplies, KEY Center services include:

Hours of Operation

Fall/Spring Hours:                                            
Monday, Thursday, & Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Summer Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Closed on Fridays

Contact Info

Phone: (361) 582-2414
Fax: (361) 582-2423

Physical Location: Johnson Hall, Room 101
Building 3 on VC's  pdf Campus Map

Mailing Address:
Victoria College
KEY Center
2200 E Red River
Victoria, TX 77901

KEY Center Staff

Pamela Neuman, Director
(361) 582-2413;

Magali Silva, Counselor
(361) 485-6837;

Joy Sixtos, Academic Advisor
(361) 573-3291 x3270;

Ana Hernandez, Administrative Assistant II
(361) 582-2414;

Almajane Musselman, Lead Tutor
(361) 582-2414;


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