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The Student Support Services is a federally funded TRIO program granted by the U.S. Department of Education. The program provides opportunities that are aimed at enhancing students' academic development, assists students with their academic progress, and motivates students toward successful completion of their post-secondary education.


Who Qualifies?

Complete an application, and ensure that you meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Pell Grant recipient
  • First-generation status (neither parent has a bachelor’s degree)
  • Have a documented disability


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Counseling sessions are a very important part of the services offered in the TRIO Student Support Services. Counseling discussions are held individually and occasionally in a group setting. Many of the program students are experiencing college life for the first time. Special efforts to encourage, inspire, and strengthen student’s academic performance is a high priority for the counseling staff. To schedule a counseling session, email us at or call us at 336-249-8186, ext. 6212.