Trio Student Support Services


Student Support Services

TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) program is a Title IV federally funded grant provided by the U. S. Department of Education. Our mission is to equip traditionally underrepresented students who meet our eligibility requirements with the education, skills, resources, and support they need to successfully complete a baccalaureate degree at Coker University. Upon completion of baccalaureate degrees, students are encouraged and provided assistance in pursuing graduate studies and/or career goals. Services are provided to students free of charge through the grant.

Eligibility Requirements

Students must be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident, demonstrate academic need, and meet at least one of the following eligibility requirements:

  • You must be a currently enrolled first-generational college student,
  • You must demonstrate financial need (per Federal guidelines) and/or,
  • You must have a documented physical, psychological, or learning disability

Application Process

How do I join Student Support Services?

Students must complete an online TRIO SSS APPLICATION to be considered for Student Support Services.

  • The entire application packet must be completed.
  • Sign application on all required pages.

If student needs alternate forms of the application, please request here.

Once all application materials are received, candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any questions, please contact

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