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TRiO-SSS Mission

The mission of TRIO programs is to expand educational opportunity to persons often underrepresented in higher education; increase the retention and graduation rates of eligible low income, first generation and disabled students, and to foster an institutional climate supportive of the success for those students through comprehensive services and advocacy. 

TRiO-SSS assists students to:

  • Strengthen academic skills necessary for college level course work through classes and workshops
  • Connect with cultural and social enrichment activities to find a sense of community
  • Improve and maintain the GPA necessary to achieve academic goals
  • Graduate with a Bachelor’s degree

TRiO-SSS can provide you the following services:

  • Academic and career advising
  • Priority class registration for the following term
  • Graduate and professional school counseling 
  • Financial Literacy (such as loan forgiveness, financial aid application, managing personal budgets)
  • Access to our Student Lounge and Quiet Study areas
  • FREE printing in our computer lab
  • Laptop and calculator loaner programs
  • Additional tutoring services including individual writing support
  • For credit classes to SSS students at no charge. (Ex. writing, Summer Bridge)
  • Scholarship resources and assistance
  • Make appropriate referrals to campus and community resources