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Program Information
 

What is Student Support Services?

The program at Western Texas College has been in existence since Fall 2005 and is 100% funded by the federal government.

Student Support Services Goal

The SSS program

  • Provides academic development
  • Assists students with basic college requirements
  • Serves to motivate students towards the successful completion of their post-secondary education

The goal of SSS is to

  • Increase college retention
  • Increase graduation rates of its participants
  • Facilitate the process of transition from one level of higher education to the next

Student Support Services Provides

  • Tutorial services for any academic need
  • Academic, financial, career or personal counseling
  • Assistance in securing financial aid and admissions into a four year institution
  • Direct financial assistance (Grant Aid) Grant Aid — Money given to participants at the end of the Spring semester
    • Must be active in SSS and currently receiving Pell Grant to receive the grant aid.
  • Textbook Loan Program
  • Laptop Loan Program
  • Ipad Loan Program
  • Summer Bridge Program
  • Learning Activities – Offered each semester
  • Cultural Events – Offered each semester

Student Support Services Requirements

  • Check in with Academic Advisor two times per semester
  • Attend two Cultural Activities per semester
  • Attend two Learning Activities per semester
  • Attend tutoring for one hour (When class grades fall below a C or if the class is a retake.)
  • Pick up monthly newsletters (one per month per semester)

 

 

 

 

If you have any questions, please call (325) 574-7928 or come by our office located in the Student Center Rm. 106.