Student Support Services

Student Support Services is a TRIO program designed to motivate and support students in their academic endeavors.

SSS Goal The goal of the SSS program is to raise the academic progress and performance levels of low income, disabled, and first-generation college students, as well as to retain and successfully complete their educational programs for transference into four-year institutions. Eligibility for the program include being a first-generation college student, meet the federal low-income guidelines as noted by the Department of Education, have a documented disability, being homeless, and exiting the foster care system. The academic services and social support provided by the program yields a great impact on students’ persistence and retention. Services that are provided to participants through the SSS program include:

  • Advising & course selection
  • Financial aid counseling/assistance
  • Transfer information/assistance
  • Career exploration
  • Peer/computer-assisted tutoring
  • Peer mentoring
  • Advocacy with staff and faculty

Applications may be obtained in Room C302 in the Arts and Sciences building on the Helena-West Helena campus, Room A106 on the DeWitt campus, and Room B123 on the Stuttgart campus. Contact Von Daniels at ext. 1110 for information regarding SSS for all campuses.

These services are provided free of charge to SSS participants.