Student Support Services
Student Support Services is a federal TRIO program funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The mission of the program is to provide FREE college retention and completion services to students who are first-generation, low-income, or who have a documented disability.
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Trio Support Programs for Students at SSC
What is Trio? TRIO programs are federally funded outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. TRIO includes programs targeted to serve and assist students through the academic pipeline from middle school through collegiate programs. Student Support Services and STEM Student Support Services are TRIO programs hosted by Seminole State College for college students. we provide; Academic Tutoring, Academic Advisement, Career Exploration, FAFSA Completion Assistance, Cultural Events, Academic Workshops, Four-Year College Visits, and Financial Literacy Education.
SSS exists to coach program participants in a successful academic journey leading to a timely graduation from SSC and transfer to a four-year college or university.
Student Support Services is funded by the U.S.Department of Education in cooperation with Seminole State College. The SSS is 100% federally funded at an annual rate of $294,725 from September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2025. Seminole State College is an equal opportunity educator and employer.
STEM SSS exists to coach program participants in a successful academic journey leading to a timely graduation from SSC and transfer to a four-year college or university. This program only accepts students in STEM related fields of study.
STEM Student Support Services is funded by the U.S.Department of Education in cooperation with Seminole State College. STEM SSS is 100% federally funded at an annual rate of $261,888 from September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2025. Seminole State College is an equal opportunity educator and employer.
Book Your Appointment
In order to qualify for Student Support Services, students must qualify based on federal guidelines. The guidelines consider documented disabilities, federal income guidelines, and first-generation college students. SSC students who desire to participate in SSS must complete an application and meet federal guidelines for admission. Early application is encouraged as space may be limited. The staff of SSS encourages any SSC student to apply and welcomes any questions regarding the application and eligibility process.
Student Support Services and STEM Student Support Services offer FREE tutors that can assist SSC students in a variety of fields. Tutors are available in person and virtually. Tutoring hours are available Monday-Friday and some evenings and weekends. Students must qualify for services and can find an application above.
Meet our Staff
Director: Janna Wilson-Byrd
Phone: (405) 382-9642
SSS Advisor: Sarah Ledford
Phone: (405) 382-9549
SSS Advisor: Megan Goff
Phone: (405) 382-9297
STEM-SSS Advisor: Jennifer Nicole McCourry
Phone: (405) 382-9547
STEM-SSS Advisor: Jerrinesha Turner
Phone: (405) 382-9702
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African American Students
Asian and Pacific Islander Students
Native American Students
- Cobell Scholarship
- Indian Health Service
- American Indian College Fund
- Bureau of Indian Affairs
- Oklahoma Tribes
- Seminole Nation
- Citizen Potawatomi Nation
- Muscogee (Creek) Nation
- Absentee Shawnee
- Sac & Fox
Mental Health Resources
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
- Suicide Prevention Lifeline
- 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Active Minds – Raising Mental Health Awareness among College Students
Student Veterans of America
- Eating Disorders: 1-800-931-2237
- Grieving and Loss: 1-800-395-5755
- LGBTQIA+: 1-888-843-4564
- Domestic Violence: 1-800-799-SAFE
- Sexual Assault: 1-800-656-4673
- Self Abuse: 1-800-DON’T-CUT
2010 Boren Blvd Seminole, OK
Red Rock Behavioral Health Services
405-275-7100 or 1-855-999-8055
101 N. Union Shawnee, OK
Gateway to Prevention
Gateway to Prevention
1010 E. 45th Street Shawnee, OK
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