The TRIO-Student Support Services Program, a member of the University’s College Success Programs, is designed to assist students at UMaine who are: from low-income families, first generation college students (whose parent has not earned a bachelor’s degree), and/or students with disabilities.
Student Support Services is a TRIO Program, funded by the U.S. Department of Education. UMaine SSS is affiliated with the Maine Educational Opportunity Association (MEEOA), New England Educational Opportunity Association (NEOA) and Council for Opportunity in Education (COE).
Services for SSS students are designed to address personal, academic, and financial needs. These include:
For counseling services, contact Cecilia Adams or Catherine Athay in East Annex, at 581-2320 or via First Class.
Financial Literacy 101 – now available!
Financial Literacy 101 is an online financial literacy course designed for the specific challenges faced by today’s college student. It is available for free to all Program students. Contact your TRIO-SSS Counselor or call 581-2320 for your access code. Here’s your link to Financial Literacy!
Other Academic Services
Apply for services
If you are interested in Program services, please contact us or complete this online application. A TRIO-Student Support Services staff member will follow up with you about your application.
The Bangor Daily News Web site posted an article entitled UM education major finds support from federal program on September 19, 2010. It focused on program services and featured a student, Luelen Suchan.
The University was notified by the US Department of Education that our Student Support Services (SSS) Program has received 5 more years of funding. The new grant cycle began September 1, 2010!