Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally funded TRIO program, which provides opportunities for academic development, assists students with basic College requirements, and serves to motivate students toward successful completion of their education. All of the services are free for program participants.

Student Support Services has offices in Building 9 and Building 1. The TRIO Success Center is located in Room 120 in Building 1.


  • Tutoring
  • Leadership skill development
  • Designated technology center with printing
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Academic Coaching
  • Assistance with developing an Educational Plan
  • Financial aid & Financial Literacy
  • Transfer Support including College and University Campus Visits
  • Technology loan program
  • Career Planning & Professional Development
  • College Success & Life Skills Workshops
  • Community Service opportunities
  • Cultural Enrichment opportunities
  • Access to Reference materials

Who Qualifies?

Students must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States to be eligible for TRIO/Student Support Services, and meet one of the following criteria:

  • “First-Generation” college student (this means that neither of your parents have received a bachelor’s degree)
  • Fall within income guidelines set by the US Department of Education
  • Possess a documented physical or learning disability.

How to Apply

Interested students should come by the Student Support Services offices in Building 1 or Building 9 to get an application. Completed applications should be returned to any SSS staff member.

Dorothy Jordan

Building 9, Room 921
Phone: 252-940-6287

Sandra Hunter

Academic Success Coordinator
Building 1, Room 921
Phone: 252-940-6487

Tashawna Scott

Student Development Coordinator
Building 9, Room 914
Phone: 252-940-6462

Susie Jackson

Academic Coach
Building 1, Room 120
Phone: 252-940-6277

Lucy Lawrence

Phone: 940-6289
Data Specialist/Office Manager
Building 1, Room 120