TRiO Student Support Services Veterans

SSSV is a federal TRIO grant program that serves first generation, low income, and/or disabled students. Its purpose is to provide academic support services to assist undergraduate participants to remain in college and reach the goal of graduation. Retention and graduation is the focus of the program.

Goals include:

  • Provide supportive services each year to low income and/or first generation and/or veteran students with disabilities who meet federal eligibility criteria
  • Improve the graduation and retention rates of veteran students 
  • Foster an institutional climate supportive of the success of veteran students
  • Enable veteran students to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue the full range of academic and career options available.