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Determined to Succeed

Dylan Miller and Miranda Cook tackle the challenges of college with the help of their Student Support Services advisors. Together, they develop a plan that helps them with career and graduate school options.

Apply for Student Support Services


Students Support Services, a federally funded TRiO, grant program, serves undergraduate students who meet the following program requirements:
  1. First-generation college student (neither parent/guardian has graduated from a 4-year institution) 
  2. Income eligible (as determined annually by the federal government) 
  3. Or have a disability and be registered with WVU’s Office of Accessibility Services


Student Support Services Participants have access to these FREE services:

  • Individualized tutoring
  • Assistance with the financial aid process
  • Academic Advising
  • Variety of activities, events, and programs 
  • Computer workstations
  • Personal one-on-one support from trained SSS professionals

participant expectations

Your Next Steps

Once accepted into the program students must complete the following requirements in order to remain an active participant:


Become a tutor

WVU SSS hires undergraduate and graduate students to work as tutors. Tutors meet with SSS program participants on an individual basis.

Tutor selection criteria