About TRIO SSS
Student Support Services (SSS), funded by the U.S. Department of Education, is a TRIO program dedicated to increasing the retention and graduation rates for low-income students, first-generation students, students who are or were formerly in the foster care system, and/or students with documented disabilities at SHSU.
TRIO SSS Mission Statement
The TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) program is dedicated to increasing the retention and graduation rates of our student participants at Sam Houston State University.
TRIO SSS Objectives
SHSU TRIO SSS program objectives are measured by the following:
- Persistence Rate: 87% of all participants served will persist from one academic year to the beginning of the next academic year.
- Academic Standing: 85% of all enrolled SSS participants served will meet the performance level required to stay in good academic standing at SHSU.
- Graduation Rate: 60% of new participants served each year will graduate within six (6) years.