After acceptance into the TRIO SSS program, students have access to a variety of student
All services and activities are provided free of charge to TRIO students. Students accepted into the TRIO Student Support Services program are required to meet with their assigned advisor periodically throughout the academic year and are expected to attend at least one seminar/workshop per semester. Services include:
- Academic Advising
Academic advisement is available on an individual basis. The contact is frequent and continuous throughout the student’s tenure in the program, and can cover: academic advisement, career exploration, college policies and expectations, course selection and registration, employment searches, financial literacy, financial aid application processes and transfer planning.
- Skill Development Seminars/Workshops
TRIO SSS organizes a variety of seminars, workshops, and group sessions which address topics such as: career discovery, effective communication, financial literacy, financial aid, healthy living, resume building, stress and time management, study skills, test anxiety, and transfer planning. Other group sessions may be designed depending on the needs of participants. Participants are expected to attend at least one program-sponsored Seminar/Workshop each semester.
- Transfer Expertise
TRIO SSS provides assistance and information to enable students’ successful transfer as they continue their education beyond Scott Community College. Students will have the opportunity throughout the year to visit a variety of in-state four-year College and University campuses.
- Tutorial Services
TRIO SSS Center provides free peer one-on-one tutoring to all TRIO students in math, English, science, study skills, and special areas upon request.
- Career and Professional Development
Students receive guidance in academic and career exploration. We provide individual and group guidance to resume writing, interview assistance, job search strategies, and other support that will help students plan a successful transition from the college setting to a rewarding career.
- Assistance with Financial Aid and Scholarship Process
In conjunction with the Financial Aid Office, we are able to help students complete their financial aid application. The staff and peer tutors are also available to assist with the scholarship process. TRIO Grant Aid Scholarships are also provided to eligible students.