What is TRiO Student Support Services (SSS)?
The Student Support Services project works to enable low-income & first-generation students to stay in college until they earn their baccalaureate degrees. Participants receive tutoring, counseling and remedial instruction. Students are now being served at 947 colleges and universities nationwide. On average, students enrolled in the program saw their GPA rise from a 2.3 in their freshman year to a 2.6 by their senior year.