Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally-funded program designed to help a specific population of students. To be eligible for the program you must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, national, or show documentation of intent to become resident,
  • Be enrolled or accepted for admissions at University, and
  • Have need for academic assistance

And meet one or more of the eligibility guidelines:

  • First-Generation Student: Neither of your parents have a four-year degree, or
  • Income-eligible Student: Defined by federal guidelines (most students receiving financial aid qualify), or
  • Documented Disability: Physical disability or Learning disability


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