Student Support Services

Helping You Succeed!

Student Support Services assists students in adjusting to and succeeding in college by providing comprehensive academic assistance.

What is Student Support Services?

Student Support Services (S.S.S.) is a federally funded TRiO program through the U.S. Department of Education. S.S.S. provides a comprehensive support system for eligible students who show potential for success in college and who can benefit from individual help and encouragement. Student Support Services at Indiana University East is funded to serve 200 students a year.

Who is Eligible?

Students who are pursuing their first bachelor's degree may apply to Student Support Services if they meet at least one of these eligibility requirements:

  • First-Generation College Student - Neither of the student's parents has a four-year college degree.
  • Low Income Student - The student meets the program's low-income guidelines.
  • Student with a Disability - The student has a documented disability.

What Services are Available?

S.S.S. includes services in the following three success areas.

Strategy Support Skills
Academic Advising One-on-One Tutoring Study Skill Development
Goal Setting and Planning Peer Mentoring Financial Literacy
Career Advising and Planning Testing Services Learning Laboratory
Graduate School Planning Supplemental Pell Grant Workshops
Learning Style Strategies Technology Assistance Financial Aid Assistance
Research and Composition Strategies Cultural Events Technology
Campus Involvement Social Networking Time Management
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If you are interested in the services provided, print and fill out the application. Forward it to Student Support Services, or turn it in at Hayes Hall 064. Early applications are encouraged as S.S.S. is funded to serve a limited number of students each year.

For more information, contact Student Support Services at 765-973-8310.