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TRiO Student Support Services (SSS)

TRiO Student Support Services (SSS), at Southern University of Shreveport is an assistance program whose purpose is to assist 250 eligible students in working toward their academic, career, and personal goals with programs specifically tailored for their needs. It is a free program that strives to keep students in college, help them overcome obstacles and barriers, give them tools to succeed, and assist them in graduation.

The purposes are:

  • Increase the retention and graduation rates of eligible students
  • Increase the transfer rates of eligible students from 2-year to 4-year institutions
  • Foster an institutional climate supportive of the success of low income, first generation college students, and individuals with disabilities
  • Support in continuing education

Students that participate will benefit from various activities that improve academic performance.

Student Support Services Newsletter (Fall 2014)

Student Support Services Calendar of Events (Fall 2014 / Spring 2015)

Download the Student Support Services Application Packet

SSS is funded by the US Department of Education. It is part of the TRiO programs. The SSS Staff provides academic, personal and financial aid counseling, career advisement, group and peer tutoring, "How To" workshops, motivational seminars, cultural enrichment opportunities, graduation and transfer assistance, and technological assistance.

Transfer/Graduate Workshop and Feedback Packet

Transfer/Graduate Workshop and Feedback Packet Student Support Services Transfer and Graduate Students: Return the completed Transfer/Graduate packet to Deloris Surles March 11th-15th, during the hours of 1-5pm. Additionally, if you have not completed any other workshops, career assesment and transfer/graduate packet call and schedule an appointment with Ms. Surles, 318.670.9325.

Download the Transfer/Graduate Workshop and Feedback Packet

SUSLA Supplement Grant Aid

Grant applicants will meet with their assigned SSS counselor at least once per month for ongoing needs assesment and action planning. In addition, participants with 60 hours will be considered on a need basis only and will have participated in at least three academic, technological, personal, and cultural enrichment activities sponsored by the SSS department during the current semester. These activities may include Academic Advising, How To Workshops/Seminars, Black History Debate, Financial Literacy workshops, Induction Ceremony, Tutoring, and/or Cultural Events. The current semester's Grant Aid Application must be submitted by 4:30pm on March 26, 2015 (no exceptions). Participant's folder must be updated prior to grant aid deadline. Application will be available for download Friday, March 13, 2015.

Download the Current Grant Aid Application
(available until March 26, 2015)

Tutorial Lab

The Student Support Services Program provides Tutorial Services to assist students with special needs. The tutors provide assistance to Student Support Services participants, volunteers, and students who may be channeled to them by other means.

SUSLA's Office of Student Support Services started offering tutoring in ONE LOCATION during the Spring, 2013 Semester. Tutoring in the areas of Math, Science, and English will be held in the NCR Building, Room 101. The tutorial lab hours are 8:00a.m. — 5:00p.m., Monday - Thursday.

Download the detailed Fall 2014 Tutoring Schedule

Online Study Tutorials

TRiO Student Support Services has made it easy for you to prepare for finals! Check out these short ONLINE study tutorials now available to you on the SUSLA YouTube site...

Test Taking Tips, Biology Briefs, and Mastering Math
Meet the TRiO Student Support Staff!
Karen Coco
Director, TRiO Student Support Services
Deloris Surles
Program Coordinator & Transfer Specialist
Netta Rascoe
Educational Specialist
Linda Robinson
Tutorial Coordinator/Counselor
Kevin Watson
Data Lab Technician
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