Student Support Services Program
We are Open Remotely
As you may know, the university is being compliant with the guidelines placed by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), therefore starting March 30th all on-campus classes will be conducted remotely.
The Student Support Services Program, we will continue to provide our services remotely. Below please find the changes that will take place effective Monday, March 30th:
- The SSSP team will provide its services remotely from Monday- Friday from 8 am-5 pm.
- All program-advising sessions will be done by email.
- Peer mentoring will be done by Zoom, Skype, Google Hangouts or Blackboard Collaborate. Instructions will be emailed to you by next week on how to access these resources.
- Tutoring services will be available remotely using the Blackboard Connect Ultra.
- Workshops will be made available online through Microsoft Teams, Facebook, Instagram or YouTube, please check your email daily for future updates.
- All SSSP events such as the graduate school trip, awards ceremony, and project move are canceled for the rest of this academic year.
- There will be no tutors or peer mentors available at the office as face to face contact is discouraged.
- Tutors and Peer Mentors will start sending emails with additional information starting the week of March 30th.
Please be aware that you are still responsible to comply with our SSSP polices. Meaning that peer mentoring should be done monthly and advising twice a semester. The SSSP staff and student staff will be sending reminders on a weekly basis, please check your emails daily.
What is SSSP?
Student Support Services Program (SSSP) is part of the Federal TRIO programs sponsored by the U.S Department of Education to serve 200 students annually. SSSP is designed to assist and encourage students to improve their academic performance and enhance their college experience ultimately to pursue their education regardless of socioeconomic, cultural or ethnic background. SSSP provides services to students throughout their college career up until graduation. The program is open to any freshmen, sophomore or juniors that meet eligibility criteria.