Student Support Services  
 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 
What is TRiO Student Support Services?
How was I selected?
Can I walk in for assistance or do I need to schedule an appointment?
How long do appointments last?
If needed, can I meet with a specialist on a weekly basis?
Is there any fee to use these services?
What if I need assistance for a specific course such as a foreign language class or a geography class? Can I get tutoring?
 
 
What is TRiO Student Support Services?
TRiO Student Support Services provides assistance to students in math, writing, reading, and study skills. SSS also provides career and personal counseling to eligible participants. These services are offered under a federal grant called TRIO and students who meet the criteria set by the grant program receive ongoing academic assistance, counseling, mentoring, and participation into a variety of cultural enrichment programs.
 
How was I selected?
Please refer to our About page.
 
Can I walk in for assistance or do I need to schedule an appointment?
If a specialist is available, then he or she will accept walk in appointments. However, it is preferable that students schedule appointments.
 
How long do appointments last?
Generally, appointments last fifty minutes.
 
If needed, can I meet with a specialist on a weekly basis?
Yes! If both the specialist and the student feel it is needed, weekly standing appointments are available to continue improving the student's academic performance.
 
Is there any fee to use these services?
No, there is no charge to receive assistance for academics or participate in any of the cultural trips. The grant provides funds for all cultural trips.
 
What if I need assistance for a specific course such as a foreign language class or a geography class? Can I get tutoring?
Yes, you can!