Student Support Services

The Student Support Services Program, a TRIO federal grant program, is designed to: increase college retention and graduation rates; to increase the transfer rates from a two-year to a four-year institution; and to foster an institutional climate supportive of the success of low-income and first generation college students and individuals with disabilities. The program provides a variety of free support services to enrolled students, including:

  • Tutoring services
  • Academic, Career, Personal and/or Transfer Advising/Counseling
  • Exposure to cultural/educational events/activities
  • Leadership development
  • College tours and other activities to assist in securing admission and financial assistance for enrollment in a four-year college or university
  • Student Success Workshops focused on Academics, Financial Literacy, Financial Aid and Scholarships, College Transfer, and Career Readiness

More than 160 students are served annually by this program. Information can be obtained in the Student Success Center (101-A), or by telephone at (864) 941-8385.