Student Support Services

Greetings Perspective SSS Participant,

The Student Support Services (SSS) at Ƶ is excited to provide academic and personal support services for the students here at the University. The ideology behind the program is the dismantlement of barrier that might prevent you from persisting through to graduation. These barriers can range from financial, personal, academic, physical and mental. The program strives to provide intentional opportunities to students so success becomes the only option!

Student Support Services is a TRIO program funded under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965. TRIO programs are devoted to helping students meet their educational goals through programs and services. These programs are funded by the U.S. Department of Education through grants provided to institutions or agencies delivering the prescribed assistance. 

Ƶ’s Student Support Services program will identify, select, and serve one hundred forty (145) first-generation, income-eligible, and/or disabled college students, who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment at Ƶ. SSS staff collaborates with relative faculty as well as various academic and student services departments to create a University climate that promotes student success, retention and persistence towards postsecondary degree.

Success becomes reality for those who are selected for participation and who are willing to dedicate themselves to hard work. Here is a list of some of activities and services to look forward to as a participant of Student Support Services: 

  • Trips (Day and Overnight)
  • Personal and Career Counseling
  • Tutoring for Classes
  • Study Skills/College Survival Workshops
  • Grant Aid (additional qualifications)
  • Cultural and Social Activities
  • Computer and Printer Access
  • Academic Enhancement Workshops
  • Academic Advising
  • Graduate School Application Resources


The SSS staff is excited to assist you in achieving your goals and dreams. We hope that you will consider joining our family and maintaining a commitment to educational excellence. We look forward to you joining the 2019-2020 Cohort.

Should you have questions or concerns about the application process or the program, please email, or We are here to assist you!

Thank you for your interest, 

Erica Dunn

Director │ Student Support Services