Student Support Services
Student Support Services (SSS) is a Title IV, equal-opportunity program funded by the U.S Department of Education. The SSS program is a selective program for first generation college students, low income, and/or students with certified disabilities. This program is designed to enhance the overall college experience of our participants and assists them in being successful through supplemental services at no additional cost. Student Support Services at Clinton College are designed to serve as a resource that ensures that students are achieving at their best academic level. In addition, SSS serves as a support system as well as an advocate for students. The mission of Student Support Services is to ensure that every students that participates in the program graduates and transfers to a four year institution.
We encourage all qualified students to take advantage of the services that are offered by the Student Support Service program. The SSS staff is available to help program participants succeed throughout the time at Clinton College and beyond.
Mission of Student Support Services
The Student Support Services (SSS) program at Clinton College contributes to the institution’s mission as well as its commitment to our participants in the following areas:
- Increasing college retention and graduation rates for eligible students
- Increasing the transfer rates of eligible students from a two year institution to a four year institution
- Fostering an institutional climate that is supportive of the success of low-income and first generation college students and individuals with disabilities.
Vision of Student Support Services
The Student Support Services (SSS) program will empower our participants academically, socially and culturally by providing a positive atmosphere for learning through tutoring and mentoring; through the provision of workshops; through assisting in the transition from a two-year institution to a four-year institution; through counseling in all areas of student life; and through the provision of services for students with disabilities.