Who is eligible to participate in SSS? 

At least one of the following requirements must be met to receive program services:

  • A student's family must be financially limited (according to federal income guidelines)
  • A student must be considered a first generation college student (neither parent or guardian has a bachelor's degree)
  • A student must be registered with the Disability Resource Center


In addition, a student must meet the following requirements:

  • A citizen of the United States or Legal Resident status
  • Enrolled or accepted for enrollment at UTC
  • Qualify for federal financial aid and have a current FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) on file
  • Has a need for academic support to graduate
  • Demonstrate potential for success with the assistance of the program 


SSS provides support to a select group of students at every step of their academic journey.