1. Stanislaus State undergraduates:
    • Newly admitted first-time freshmen
    • Lower division students (0-59 earned units)
    • Newly admitted TRIO transfers (and non-TRIO support program transfers as space allows)
  2. One or more of the following:
    • Income eligible (see federal guidelines)
    • First generation (neither parent has completed a baccalaureate degree)
    • Documented disability
  3. U.S. citizenship or permanent residency
  4. Demonstrated academic need for support
Final program admissions decisions will consider required criteria,
program capacity, and demonstrated academic needs.
Meeting minimum eligibility does not guarantee admission to the program.


Interested students should complete and submit the following required documents:

  • Signed SSS Program Application
  • Copy of Financial Aid Award from MyStanState Portal
    • Award Summary with all aid offered and accepted (under Finances, click View Financial Aid) 
    • Financial Aid Summary with the budget, EFC, estimated need, total aid, and remaining need (from the Award Summary screen, click Financial Aid Summary)
  • If applicable, Proof of Permanent Residency
    • Front and back copy of Alien Registration Card
  • If applicable, Disability Verification

Submit an Application

SSS application packets can be submitted electronically using our digital mailbox.


  • How To Videos about application documents and submitting via the digital mailbox are available.
  • Email sss@csustan.edu or call (209) 667-3220.

Updated: June 09, 2022