Student Support Services provides academic advising to all program participants.
Tutoring is available in the Learning Center. The Learning Center provides tutoring in many subject areas, including Paper Editing, Algebra, Statistics, Calculus I, II, and III, University Physics I and II, Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology, Business, and much more. The Learning Center also provides test preparation for the CLAST exam, GRE, and Florida Teacher Certification Exam. The Learning Center is open Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m.-9 p.m. and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Fridays. No appointment is needed. For more information on the Learning Center, please email LuTimothy May, call 474-3487, or stop by the Learning Center in building 52 room 151.
TRiO Leadership Council
The TRiO Leadership Council or TLC, is made up of Student Support Services Program participants.
The Student Support Services Mentoring Program pairs program participants with peer mentors and professional mentors.
Cultural Activities and Enrichment
All Student Support Services Program participants can attend an all expense paid cultural trip. Past trips include Montgomery where students visited the Civil Rights Museum, Martin Luther King Jr. Monument, Museum of Modern Art, and the Alabama State Football Game, Birmingham, and Mobile. Cultural trips can include visits to Graduate Schools, Historical and Art Museums, and much more.
In conjunction with Student Success Programs and University departments like the Career Center and Counseling Center, Student Support Services provides a number of workshop opportunities. Some of the workshops provided include Study Skills, CLAST Test Prep, Time Management, Resume Writing and Interviewing Skills, Stress Management, and Relationships 101.
Student Support Services program participants enjoy everything from ice-cream socials and the Super Sub Sandwich Event to the Halloween Bash and the Annual Awards Banquet.
Each semester, Student Support Services provides text book assistance for qualified program participants. Text books are purchased for program participants, returned to Student Support at the end of the semester, and reused in following semesters.
Student Support Services is a federally funded TRiO program. Academic Scholarships are available for qualified program participants.
Annual Awards Recognition
The Student Support Services Annual Awards Recognition takes place at the end of the Spring semester. Each year has a theme and attendees dress to match the theme. Past themes include a "Masquerade Ball" and "Razz Matazz and All That Jazz". This year's theme will be "The Black and Red Ball". The Annual Award's Banquet recognizes the accomplishments of Student Support Services program participants. Awards include Most Improved, Most Dedicated Student, Tutored to the Max, Most Outstanding Student, and Leadership. Graduating seniors and student with Grade Point Averages over a 3.0 are also recognized. Dinner is served and entertainment is always a blast.