About Student Support Services
Student Support Services Program provides opportunities for academic development, assistance with basic college requirements, and motivates students toward the successful completion of their bachelor degree. The goal of SSSP is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its participants. SSSP also may provide grant aid to current participants who are receiving Federal Pell Grant. To participate a student must be a first generation college and/or financial aid recipient and/or registered with the Disability Resource Center. In addition, participants must be US citizens or legal residents currently enrolled as undergraduate students at FIU.
Student Support Services Program:
- Academic Development and Advising
- Career Counseling
- Financial Aid Information
- Tutorial Services
- Computer Lab & Study Tables
- Career and Academic Seminars
- Opportunity to attend Conferences
- Financial stipend to students who meet participation and other eligibility requirements.
Student Support Services (TRIO) is a Federal Grant sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. The Federal TRIO Programs are Federal outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. At FIU we have the following additional TRIO programs: Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement, Talent Search, Upward Bound, and Upward Bound Math-Science.