Welcome to TRIO Student Support Services

TRIO SSS is a federally funded program that works with University of Maine students who are first-generation, income-eligible, or have a disability. TRIO SSS provides personalized support, advising, and mentoring throughout your college career at UMaine.  

If you are interested in Student Support Services, please contact us 207.581.2320 or email um.sss@maine.edu. Or complete this online application and a TRIO Student Support Services staff member will follow up with you. Learn about our staff here.

Download our TRIO SSS brochure (in PDF format).

Available Services

At the core of all services provided is your TRIO SSS advisor. Your advisor is your advocate and ally while you are a student at UMaine. Your advisor’s goal is to provide you whatever assistance possible to help you achieve your degree, so you never have to wonder who to contact or where to go when you have a question or problem. The services your advisor provides vary depending on your needs, but may include:

  • Individual Tutoring
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Supplemental Academic Advising
  • Personal Counseling
  • Budget and Financial Education
  • Scholarship Information
  • Financial Aid Counseling