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Student Support Services

Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally funded program through the U.S. Department of Education. The goal of SSS is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its participants and facilitate the process of transition from one level of higher education to the next.

The Alabama State University SSS Program is funded to serve only 160 eligible students, and because federal guidelines, priority must be given to those who meet federal eligibility requirements.

The TRIO Student Support Services Program is registered as a campus organization, which allows students to be involved in both academic and extracurricular activities such as the Campus Organization Fair, Turkey Day Classic Parade and the Miss ASU Coronation.

We look for motivated students who reflect a need for academic support and who want to make use of the ASU SSS Program to help reach their goal of becoming a successful college graduate.

 

Eligibility

  • Accepted/Enrolled at Alabama State University
  • First-Generation College Student
  • Meet the Federal Poverty Guidelines
  • And/or Documented Disability
  • Academic Need


Program Services

  • Individual, Career and Personal Counseling
  • Group Sessions
  • Workshops
  • Tutoring/Mentoring
  • Cultural Activities
  • Graduate School College Tours

Any consultation with the SSS staff is confidential and is available by appointment or walk-ins.


Specialized Services Include

  • Individualized Educational and Career Plans (IECP)
  • Career Exploration
  • Leadership Development
  • Mentorships
  • Student Advocacy

 

 

 

Contact Info

Student Support Services (SSS)

Office - McGehee Hall, Room 109

Lab - McGehee Hall, Room 111 (Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

P.O. Box 271
Montgomery, AL 36101

Phone: 334-229-6026
Fax: 334-229-6705
E-mail: ssservices@alasu.edu 

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