Student Success Center/TRIO Student Support Services Program

Student Success Center/TRIO Student Support Services Program

The TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) Program provides academic support services to empower students to be successful in college and life. TRIO SSS is a competitive, five-year grant funded by the United States Department of Education and is housed inside the Student Success Center located in Cannon Hall, Room 113. Each year, TRIO SSS provides services to 190 first generation, low income, and/or students with documented learning or physical disabilities. The goal of the TRIO SSS Program is to increase retention and graduation rates of program participants. Services include: academic advisement and course selection, tutoring, financial aid counseling, financial literacy, transfer counseling and assistance with applications to four-year universities and colleges, transfer visits, scholarship searches, computer lab access, and academic success workshops.

Students can learn more about how to apply to the TRIO Student Support Services Program by visiting the Student Success Center in Cannon Hall, Room 113, or by calling (217) 443-8898 (TDD/TTY (217) 443-8701).