Student Support Services


Student Support Services (SSS) is a TRIO program for current or incoming undergraduate university students who are seeking their first bachelor's degree and need academic assistance and other services to be successful at the University

Funded by a federal grant to the University, the project provides advising, instruction, tutoring and informational workshops for eligible students


FAFSA 2019-2020 opened on October 1! Your TRIO advisor can help you with the application process.


The TRIO-SSS offers advising on a large array of topics including:

  • Course Selection and Enrollment
  • Freshman Mandatory Advising
  • CIS navigation
  • Using the Degree Audit
  • Information on Career and Majors
  • Financial Aid and Financial Literacy information
  • Graduate School Planning
  • Campus Resources
  • University Policy and Procedures
  • Peer Mentoring


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Classes and Instruction

The TRIO-SSS program offers sections of introductory level college mathematics, writing and study skills courses open only to students who are enrolled at the University of Utah and have been accepted into the SSS program. Student Support Services (SSS) is a program for students who need academic assistance and other services to be successful at the University. Funded by a federal grant to the University, the project provides advising, instruction and tutoring for eligible students. These classes may accommodate up to 25 students. Our current offerings are in Math 980, 1010 and  UGS 1010. For the spring 2019 semester we will offer the following classes:                                                                      

TRIO-SSS Classes


TRIO offers workshops throughout the year on topics such as adjusting to college, study skills, time management, campus resources, information on financial aid and literacy, writing a research paper, resume writing, graduate school planning and many more topics. Attending workshops is also a requirement for those students receiving an SSS participation grant.



TRIO provides drop-in tutoring services free to project participants. Tutors provide assistance in writing, math, and introductory level general education courses. Tutors may offer assistance in other areas depending on their expertise. Students enrolled in TRIO classes are expected to take advantage of this service.


Participation Grants

TRIO offers a limited number of participation grants annually to interested students who qualify. Announcements with eligibility requirements and directions to complete begin prior to the fall semester. Applications are now open!

Participation Grants

To Apply

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For more information , please contact Student Support Services at:
TRIO Programs
1901 E. South Campus Drive, Room 2075
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-9356
Phone: 801-581-7188, FAX: (801) 581-4325

TRIO Partners & Resources

Academic Advising Center  Center for Ethnic Student Affairs (CESA)  Center for Disability & Access  Personal Money Management Center (PMMC)  University Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid  Center for Student Wellness  Homeless Student Resources (ASUU)

Last Updated: 8/6/19