SSS Services Offered

As a participant of SUU Student Support Services program you are eligible to utilize the following services;

Academic Advising

Student Support Services participants will receive one-on-one advisement designed to help you succeed in your courses and graduate with your degree within an efficient time frame. How do we do this? You will meet with your SSS advisor several times each semester to develop and assess your educational plan, review your academic progress, and provide supplemental support to your academic advisor.

Below is a general idea of some things that you can do in your meetings with your SSS advisor:

  • Select and register for classes;
  • Investigate possible majors and careers;
  • Learn study strategies to help you to be a successful student;
  • Get connected to resources and services on and off campus; and
  • Track your progress towards graduation

Course Selection

SUU offers a variety of courses, and selecting the right courses may seem quite daunting. Your SSS student advocate offers assistance to facilitate your ability to make informed decisions regarding pre-requisites, manageable course loads, degree requirements, realistic class schedules and a good balance of course work. 

SSS College Success

This course is designed for our new TRiO students to ease the transition to college by providing them with the skills and information necessary to be successful students and productive citizens. Their college experience will be enriched by learning about the major/career decision making process, including self-assessment, evaluation of majors and careers, and by the implementation of a personal graduation plan in order to achieve their academic goals. Students will also learn the importance of self-reliance and the skills necessary to being self-sufficient. (SUU 1053 CRN: 33464)

Major/Career Assistance

Assistance is available to help students identify resources available to choose a major and make career decisions considering their interests, talents and resources. For further help go to the SUU Career Services site.

Financial Assistance

The Utah Education Disadvantaged Fund Grant : A semesterly grant to enhance diversity and to provide financial assistance for financially disadvantaged students at SUU. Applications open and are due approximately one month before each semester begins. Please contact our office for further application information.

Student Support Services Grant Aid Application : The U.S. Department of Education/TRIO Programs has established a fund to enhance retention by providing supplemental financial aid for low-income students enrolled in Student Support Services at Southern Utah University. Freshman and sophomore students with high financial need will be given priority. Applications will be reviewed by the TRiO team.

Academic Coaching and Computer Lab

The SSS tutoring lab is located in the Sharwan Smith Center, upper level rotunda, inside the Student Support Center. SSS Tutoring lab provides tutorial support Monday through Friday, from 9AM - 7PM, with assistance offered in general Math, English, and General Sciences. Computers, printers and general assistance is also available to eligible students.