Student Support Services

Student Support Services is a project designed to help students maximize their academic potential and achieve their academic and personal goals. Our program provides the encouragement, information, and positive support that make our offices a "home away from home" for our students.  

Program Benefits
  • Knowledgeable and committed coaches

  • SSS Peer Mentors

  • Early Grade Awareness Reports

  • Academic and study skill support

  • Cultural activities

  • Financial literacy (budgets, credit cards, student loan guidance, FAFSA assistance)

  • Professional development (resume, interview skills, internships, networking and graduate school exploration)

  • Service projects and leadership development

  • Referrals and connections to other campus resources

  • SSS Grant Aid

  • Community of first generation scholars

  • Priority Registration

  •  SSS serves 200 eligible students at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.  

  • SSS improves the retention and graduation of the students it serves.  In 2015-16, 88% of participants were in good academic standing and 86% graduation or returned to UWRF for Fall 2017.

  • Student Support Services is funded by a federal TRIO grant in the total amount of $301,099 for the 2016-17 program year.
    This funding accounts for 100% of the project's total costs.

  • The project is funded by the United States Department of Education under the Title IV Higher Education Act of 1965

Contact Us

Student Support Services
105 Davee Library

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