Welcome to Student Support Services
Welcome to the TRIO Student
Support Services Program website! We are delighted that you have found us and
are interested in learning more about our program.
At TRIO, we are committed to
providing students with the resources and support they need to succeed
academically and achieve their personal and professional goals. Whether you are
a first-generation college student, come from a low-income background, or have
a disability, or in STEM, our program is designed to help you overcome
obstacles and thrive.
We offer a wide range of
services and support, including academic advising, tutoring, career counseling,
financial aid assistance, and more. Our experienced and dedicated staff is here
to help you navigate the challenges of college life and ensure that you have
the tools and resources you need to succeed.
We believe that every student
has the potential to succeed, and we are here to help you unlock that
potential. So, whether you are just starting out on your college journey or are
looking for additional support along the way, we invite you to explore our website
and learn more about the TRIO Student Support Services Program. Thank you for
Check out the video below to learn more!
Services We Offer
Personal, Career, Transfer, and Academic Counseling
Every student is required to meet with their SSS RISE counselor twice every semester. Students will receive the following services:
- Instruction in the registration system (WebAdvisor)
- Advice on general education and major courses
- Strategies for maintaining and improving G.P.A
- Help with study skills
- Crisis counseling
- Financial aid and scholarship assistance
- Student success workshops
- College and University Tours
- Cultural Activities
- Student Educational Plan
- Career counseling and résumé assistance
- Personal growth counseling
- Campus and/or community referrals
- Tutorial Referral
- Transfer counseling
Cultural Enrichment Activities
Co-curricular events and activities to increase cultural awareness and build community are offered each semester.
Participants in the SSS Program are eligible to receive priority registration every semester if they meet all the requirements by the deadline given.
Students are required to submit progress reports mid semester in order to capture individual academic performance.
Services include information and assistance in completing applications and personal statements.
The TRiO SSS staff offers a Reconnect Workshop "Educational Goals and Strategies to Achieve Success" to students that have not been enrolled in any semester.
The volatile economic climate we live in coupled with the growing costs of attaining a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, today, make it imperative for students to be savvy in managing their money and their expenses along the way. This is especially important for students, who are
first-generation, low-income students. It is a strategic initiative of our project to improve the Financial IQ of all program participants by providing a two-tiered Financial Literacy Education Component. In keeping with this grant goal and in an effort to make relevant resources accessible to Program students.
We will use many of these tools and others to educate and equip our students to manage their expenses, their debt and their credit more effectively and to help them develop an individual plan to meet their educational costs and the financial challenges of living.
SSS Computer Lab/Study Room
Computers/Study Room are available to SSS students for their use to complete assignments.
Assistive Learning Software available to those students, who wish to use them, include: Inspiration; Dragon Naturally Speaking and Flatbed scanners.