trio_logos-sss_red_shortStudent Support Services (SSS) is one of three TRiO programs originally funded under the Higher Education Act of 1965. The program’s objective is to help students overcome class and social/cultural barriers to complete their college education. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, SSS is committed to helping first generation college students, low-income students, and students with disabilities achieve a bachelor’s degree. SSS provides academic support and resources that enhance educational success at no cost.


Eligibility Requirements for the Student Support Services Program:

First Generation College Student:
Signifies that neither parent nor guardian has graduated from a four-year institution.

Student has limited income based on federal financial aid guidelines.

Students must have a documented disability on file with Lake Superior College’s Coordinator of Disability Services.

In addition, a student must be seeking an AA (Associate of Arts) degree with plans to transfer to a 4-year college/university.