Through a grant competition, funds are awarded to institutions of higher education to provide opportunities for academic development, assist students with basic college requirements, and to motivate students towards the successful completion of their postsecondary education.
TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) provides academic support, aid in postsecondary course selection, provides students information concerning financial aid programs and benefits, informational resources for locating both public and private scholarships, and assistance in completing financial aid applications. Education and counseling services are offered to improve the financial and economic literacy of students. Furthermore, students are prepared for admission to 4-year and professional programs through transfer advising. TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) may also provide individualized counseling for personal, career, and instruction designed to acquaint students with career options. Exposure to cultural events and academic programs is available on a limited basis which includes mentoring programs, workshops, potlucks, and socials.
TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) projects also may provide grant aid to current SSS participants who are receiving Federal Pell Grants. The goal of SSS is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its participants.
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Hours of Operation
TRiO SSS Office
Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
TRiO SSS Computer Lab
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm