TRiO Student Support Services

SSS is a federal TRIO grant program that serves first generation, low income, and disabled students. Its purpose is to provide academic support services to assist undergraduate participants to remain in college and reach the goal of graduation. Retention and graduation is the focus of the program.

Goals include:

  • Provide supportive services each year to 200 low income and/or first generation and/or college students with disabilities who meet federal eligibility criteria
  • Improve the graduation and retention rates of the SSS students 
  • Foster an institutional climate supportive of the success of SSS students
  • Enable SSS students to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue the full range of academic and career options available.