Student Support Services

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

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

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.


 

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SSS/STEM-SSS Enrollment, UB/TS Special Enrollment, Advisor Appointments, Tutor Scheduling, and Peer Coaching.


 Apply Today!

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.


Tutoring

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

Email: j.wilsonbyrd@sscok.edu
Phone: (405) 382-9642
Room 105
Scott Building

SSS Advisor: Sarah Ledford

Email: m.goff@sscok.edu
Phone: (405) 382-9297
Room 104
Scott Building

SSS Advisor: Megan Goff

Email: m.goff@sscok.edu
Phone: (405) 382-9297
Room 104
Scott Building

STEM-SSS Advisor: Damon Cravens

Email: d.cravens@sscok.edu
Phone: (405) 382-9702
Room 101
Scott Building

STEM-SSS Advisor: Elizabeth Floyd

Email: e.floyd@sscok.edu
Phone: (405) 382-9547
Room 101
Scott Building

Resources

Financial Literacy

LINK Dave Ramsey: Financial Literacy

The Foundations in Personal Finance curriculum covers personal finance basics such as budgeting, saving, and debt in a 3 Chapter Digital format. The course educates and emphasizes behavior change and personal responsibility in the area of personal finance.

Virtual Job Shadow

Career Exploration for Every Stage of Development

VirtualJobShadow empowers individuals to discover, plan and pursue their dreams with our unique video-based career planning platform. Our interactive tools help students and job seekers develop career paths based on choice, not chance.

First-Generation College Students

Mental Health Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Active Minds – Raising Mental Health Awareness among College Students

Student Veterans of America

National Hotlines

  • 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

Local Resources

Lighthouse Behavioral Wellness Centers
Lighthouse
405-382-4507
2010 Boren Blvd Seminole, OK

 

Red Rock Behavioral Health Services
Red Rock
405-275-7100 or 1-855-999-8055
101 N. Union Shawnee, OK

 

Gateway to Prevention
Gateway to Prevention
405-273-1170
1010 E. 45th Street Shawnee, OK

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Contact Student Support Services:

 

Janna Wilson-Byrd
Director
Phone: 405-382-9642
Email: j.wilsonbyrd@sscok.edu
Room 105Scott Building