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About TRIO Student Support Services

Student Support Services (SSS), funded by the U.S. Department of Education, is a TRIO program dedicated to increasing the retention and graduation rates for low income, first-generation, and/or current undergraduate students with documented disabilities at McMurry University.

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Who Qualifies for TRIO SSS?

You are eligible to enroll in TRIO-Student Support Services if you meet one or more of the following criteria:

Services Offered

- Academic coaching

- Financial aid advising & assistance with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

- Tutoring

- Financial literacy & academic success workshops

- Assistance with applying for graduate or professional school

- Visits to Graduate Schools

- Assistance for participants with disabilities

- Social and cultural enrichment events

- 1-on-1 meetings with an academic success coach

SSS Objectives

The TRIO Student Support Services program at McMurry University will meet the following objectives:

72% of all participants served by the SSS project will persist from one academic year to the beginning of the next academic year or graduate and/or transfer from a two-year to a four-year institution during the academic year.

97% of all enrolled participants served by the SSS project will meet the performance level required to stay in good academic standing at the grantee institution.

35% of new participants served each year will graduate within six (6) years.

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Interested in joining TRIO SSS?

Apply to TRIO by logging into My McM Portal and clicking "TRIO Application" under Quick Links.

Want to learn more about TRIO? Click HERE to schedule an appointment with a TRIO SSS Staff member.