TRiO Student Support Services
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What is TRiO-SSS (Student Support Services)?
TRiO-SSS is a program designed to provide academic development opportunities as well as grant aid to students who are currently receiving the Federal Pell Grant while motivating students to successfully complete a postsecondary education.
Who is eligible to participate in TRiO-SSS services?
You are eligible for TRiO-Student Support Services if you are a first-generation college student, if you have financial need, or if you have a documented disability. First-generation college students are students who do not have a parent who received a four-year college degree. Financial need means that your income or your family’s income falls below the income figure determined by the federal government, based on family size. A documented disability is a physical, learning, or psychological disability which has been verified by a licensed medical doctor.
How do I apply for TRiO-SSS?
You can get an application for TRiO-SSS in the Student Success Center on the second floor of the Jack Hunt Campus Center. An interview will be required before you can be accepted. Once you are accepted, there is no cost to participate, but you will be required to be active in our programs, such as tutoring and advising. Our services and requirements are designed to ensure your success here at CCC and beyond. We’re committed to making your college experience rewarding!
What are some of the services provided by TRiO-SSS?
Our academic services include tutoring in a variety of subject areas, one-on-one academic advising and educational planning, free workshops and seminars on study skills and organization, and mentoring opportunities to help you set personal and academic goals. We may also be able to arrange visits to colleges and universities you would like to attend.
Our counseling and financial aid services include personal assistance with applications to four-year universities and financial aid applications. We will help you explore both public and private scholarships. We also provide personal, career, and academic counseling to help you set and meet personal and academic goals.
As a participant in the TRiO-SSS program, you will have opportunities to participate in on- and off-campus cultural enrichment activities which will educate and enhance your college experience. These activities will be free or provided at a reduced rate.
- Daily study time outside of class (2 hrs. for each class)
- Take time to study more and work and socialize less.
- Read and understand the syllabus for each class.
- Get to know your Instructors name
- Sign up for weekly tutoring! We guarantee that you will be happy with the positive results.
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