Eligibility & Application Process


Students who are selected to participate in the program must:

  • Be a United States citizen (or have documentation of becoming a citizen).
  • Have a need for academic assistance.

In addition, students must meet one or more of the following primary eligibility criteria:

  • Be a first-generation college student (neither mother nor father have a college degree).
  • Verified as a low-income student as defined by the federal government.
  • Have a documented physical disability or learning disability.

Also, students who participate will commit to the mission and goals of the Student Support Services program.

Scholar Expectations

  • Maintain full time status with a grade point average of 2.5 or greater.
  • Meet with the SSS counselor as scheduled each semester (twice a week)
  • Notify the SSS office of any changes to name, address, phone, or any pertinent data relative to demographic or contact information or if tutoring assistance is received outside of SSS
  • Seek tutoring immediately upon experiencing difficulty in any enrolled class.
  • Participate in SSS sponsored workshops and activities each semester.
  • Attend tutoring sessions if:
    • Grade point average is less than 2.5
    • A letter grade of “C” or less is received on any graded assignment.

Application Process

  • Fill-out the application packet
  • Submit:
    • Unofficial transcript (must include ACT/SAT scores)
    • School schedule
    • Financial aid award letter
    • Documentation of insurance (private or student health)
    • Letter from the Offices of Disability Resource Services, if applicable
  • Application review by an SSS Counselor or the Director
  • Interview with an SSS Counselor or the Director
  • If selected, acceptance email will be sent to the applicant within 2 weeks.