Student Support Services

COVID-19 Update: Student Support Services Office Closed

Posted: March 17, 2020

In the continued interest of health and safety, the campus is accelerating social distancing. Effective March 17, campus will be open but SSS staff will be working remotely. As an SSS student, you can still meet virtually with your Advisor and the Writing Specialist. The physical SSS office, student lounge, and Peer Mentors will be unavailable to SSS students.

We will continue to update you as new information becomes available. Please visit the campus COVID-19 webpage for the latest information on safety and campus operations.


Student Support Services is designed to motivate and support eligible students in successful completion of an undergraduate degree by providing opportunities for academic development and increased understanding of college requirements.

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The program provides a variety of academic and retention services that assist with adjusting to the university environment, developing coping skills needed to succeed academically, creating educational plans of study, applying to graduate school programs, and making timely progress to graduation.

Program benefits include:

  • Academic advising and educational planning
  • Computer lab and study lounge
  • Academic success and financial literacy workshops
  • First-Year Experience curriculum/Learning community
  • Peer mentoring
  • Scholarship awards (supplemental application and criteria required)
  • Steps 2 Success program for new students
  • Student conferences (Graduate Forum, Teacher Conference)
  • Tutoring services
  • Wellness Zone (health-related information and resources)
  • WPST (Writing Proficiency Screening Test) preparation
  • Writing assistance

Program resources and services are supported by federal grant funding through the U.S. Department of Education Title IV, Part A (PR/Award: P042A150373)