TRiO Student Support Services

Welcome to the TRIO Student Support Services program!

(formerly known as Project CONNECT)

Making the transition to a college can be intimidating to say the least. Which classes should you register for? How do you get a schedule? Who can help you with your homework?

TRIO Student Support Services (also known as SSS) is a federally funded program at Sam Houston State University that can help you find the answers! Like Upward Bound, Talent Search, McNair Scholars, and other federal TRIO programs, TRIO SSS is designed to support your education by providing you with the information and services you need to be successful in college.

TRIO SSS serves 165 first generation students that have a financial and academic need who are seeking Bachelor degrees.

Services we offer free to our participants include:

  • Academic Coaching
  • Learning Skills Support Program (study skills tutoring & workshops )
  • Next Step Workshop Series (career & graduate school info.)
  • Individual Tutoring/Paper Editing
  • Financial Aid Seminars
  • Money Management Seminars
  • Cultural Events/Leadership Activities
  • Textbook Resources
  • Private Computer/Tutoring Lab
  • Study Groups led by Tutors
  • Mentoring Programs
  • Staff members familiar with the campus who can help you find the services you need
  • A spirit of community offering support and encouragement

Want to know more about TRIO Student Support Services? Contact our office or drop by and talk to us.

Teacher Education Center, room 307