Student Support Services (SSS)

Services

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  • Intensive and holistic counseling and advising
  • Cultural and social activities
  • Field trips to four-year college and university campuses in California and Oregon
  • Financial aid counseling and advising
  • Financial aid, scholarship, and four-year college application assistance
  • Personal and career counseling and advising
  • Resource Library (textbooks, calculators, and digital recorders)
  • Workshops related to student success
  • Student Support Services federal funding provides all program services and activities free of cost to program participants

Eligibility

The following criteria are used to select SSS participants. A program participant must:

  1. Be a citizen or national of the United States or meet United States residency requirements
  2. Have academic need (determined by factors such as high school or college GPA, placement in pre-college level courses among other requirements)
  3. and at least one of the following
    • Have a disability (physical or learning disabled; vocational rehabilitation students included)
    • Be a first-generation college student (your parents/legal guardians do not have a B.A. or B.S. degree)
    • Be considered a low-income student (as determined by the United Sates Department of Education outlined in the table below)
Federal TRiO Programs Annual Low Income Levels (Effective January 31, 2017 Until Further Notice)
Size of Family Unit 48 Contiguous States, D.C., and Outlying Jurisdictions Alaska Hawaii
1 $18,090 $22,590 $20,790
2 $24,360 $30,435 $28,805
3 $30,630 $38,280 $35,220
4 $36,900 $46,125 $42,435
5 $43,170 $53,970 $49,650
6 $49,440 $61,815 $56,865
7 $55,710 $69,660 $64,080
8 $61,980 $77,505 $71,295

The term "low-income individual" means an individual whose family's taxable income for the preceding year did not exceed 150% of the poverty level amount.

Poverty guidelines published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in the Federal Register, on January 31, 2017.

How to Apply?

If you are interested in applying to the program, please submit all of the following materials to the SSS Office:

Contact Student Support Services

Director: Stephanie Wroten
Coordinator/Advisor: Pat Kushwara
Administrative Assistant: Alysia Garcia

Student Support Services Office
Physical Science 1 - Weed Campus
Email: sssinfo@siskiyous.edu
Phone: (530) 938-5516
Fax: (530) 938-5383