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
EligibilityStudents Support Services, a federally funded TRIO, grant program, serves undergraduate students who meet the following program requirements:
- First-generation college student (neither parent/guardian has graduated from
a 4-year institution)
- Income eligible (as determined annually by the federal government)
- Or have a disability and be registered with WVU’s Office of Accessibility Services
Student Support Services Participants have access to these FREE services:
- 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
Your Next Steps
- Meet once a semester with your SSS Counselor to complete an Individualized Success Plan (ISP). View our most current ISP.
- If you are a new WVU Student, you must successfully complete the SSS Service Learning class. View our most recent SRVL 293B syllabus
- If you are a new WVU Student who is in a pre-major program or undecided, you need to successfully complete the SSS First Year Seminar class. View our most recent WVU-E 191 syllabus
- Be proactive and help us help you- take advantage of the services and staff available to you in the program.
- Maintain contact with the WVU SSS Staff
Become a tutor
WVU SSS hires undergraduate and graduate students to work as tutors. Tutors meet with SSS program participants on an individual basis.