UW-Eau Claire's Student Support Services (SSS), funded by a federal TRIO grant, provides access to a wide range of academic assistance for its 300 student participants. SSS offers its students a variety of supplemental services which include the following:
- Academic advising
- Career counseling
- Peer mentoring
- Financial planning assistance
- Graduate school preparation
Additionally, SSS provides some direct financial assistance in the form of grant aid.
More than 1,000 similar programs are funded through the U.S. Department of Education at colleges and universities across the country. National studies have documented that these programs are successful in increasing the retention and graduation rates of participating students.
Contact: Bruce Ouderkirk, Director
Old Library 2136