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TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) at SIU assists a select group of students in adjusting to college life and successfully pursuing an undergraduate degree. SSS utilizes a holistic approach in providing support services for students by focusing on academic, social, and cultural aspects of the college experience.

Through academic counseling, advice with course selection, individualized tutoring, workshops, career exploration, and social and cultural activities, SSS helps students build a solid foundation for success. SSS also connects students to other university programs and support services that expose students to educational opportunities, as well as cultural involvement, to promote a well-rounded college experience.

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Upcoming Events!

  • Homecoming Tailgate
    Saturday, October 25, 2014
    Meet SSS at the tailgate before the game at 4:00 pm!
  • Exploring Careers: Panel
    Tuesday, November 4, 2014
    5:00-6:30 pm, Grinnell Hall
  • First Friday Game Night
    Friday, November 7, 2014
    5:00-6:30 pm, Grinnell Hall
  • Study Jam
    Thursday, November 13, 2014
    5:00-9:00 pm, Grinnell Hall
  • Workshop: Is Graduate School Right for Me?
    Thursday, November 20, 2014
    5:00-6:30 pm, Mississippi Room in Student Center
  • Friday Fun at the Rec Center
    Friday, November 21, 2014
    5:00-7:00 pm, Student Recreation Center

Tutoring Services

SSS has tutors available for Math and Science, but you must request tutoring. Our tutors do not have open hours. If you would like to schedule a tutoring session, please email Stacye Saunders at

Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who attended the inaugural Men of Color Conference on October 4! We appreciate it, and hope to see you next year!

SSS Annual Recognition Awards

  • Marvin Dixon: Senior of the Year
  • Jasmine Robinson: Single Parent of the Year
  • Lateesha Baquet: New Student Award
  • Jordan Jones: Rookie of the Year
  • Noel Benson: Service Award
  • Shantel Franklin: Academic Excellence
  • Alfred Jackson: Outstanding SIU Staff Award

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