TRiO Student Support Services (SSS)
The Student Support Services (SSS) program provides support services to low-income students, first generation college students, and disabled students enrolled in post-secondary education programs. The goal of SSS program is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its participants and help students make the transition from one level of higher education to the next.
Clarkson University receives funds annually to support the SSS program on campus. Additionally, the SSS office screens and refers non-qualifying students to Clarkson-funded tutoring services and academic assistance.
SSS at Clarkson
Services for SSS Students include:
SSS FY 100
College Survival Skills
Graduate & Career Prep
Course Specific Tutoring/Small Group Tutoring
Financial Literacy & Planning
Intake Interview/Needs Assessment
Additionally, first- and second-year students who are qualified both by income and first-generation college status, who are in good academic standing after the fall semester and who meet additional qualifications may receive a grant award to supplement their financial aid package.
SSS program provides support services to low-income students, first generation college students, and disabled students enrolled in post-secondary education programs.