Student Support Services

TRiO Student Support Services is a unique program at Southern University at Shreveport (SUSLA).

TRiO Student Support Services is a unique program at Southern University at Shreveport (SUSLA). We are a supportive academic community working together towards academic excellence and achievement. TRiO SSS helps first generation, low-income students and students with disabilities reach their full potential and achieve academic success. Student success is at the center of everything we do in our program.

TRiO programs have a long and rich history on the SUSLA campus of providing comprehensive support services that pave the way to graduation for underrepresented students. We are committed to providing a welcoming learning environment that fosters intellectual, personal and professional growth of all program participants.


  • Academic Support and Guidance
  • Advocacy and Personal Support
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Tutorial Assistance
  • Career Preparation
  • Assistance with Financial Aid
  • Graduate School Preparation
  • Leadership Development
  • Cultural and Community Events
  • Computer Lab and Study Area


  • 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. TRiO Student Support Services Program is a holistic student development program that is dedicated to helping each student reach his or her full academic potential.

U.S. Department of Education GEPA Guidelines

All applicants and the public at large will be informed through these recruitment materials that SUSLA TRiO Student Support Services does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, national origin, gender, or disability. This project is 100% federally funded. Additional information on U.S. Department of Education GEPA Guidelines here.

For more information call (318) 670-9412, or stop by the Fine Arts Building Rm. C15.




Kevin Watson
Program Specialist


Billy Flowers
Educational Advisor





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