The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Student Support Services/ASPIRE Office of Student Educational Outreach

Student Support Services program (SSSP)

A federally funded TRIO program of U.S. Department of Education, is designed to assist participants with enhancing their academic skills, increase their retention and graduation rates and promote graduate and professional school programs.


Who We Are Now

Student Support Services (SSS), funded by the U.S. Department of Education, is a TRIO program dedicated to increasing the retention and graduation rates for low income, first-generation, and/or students with documented disabilities at the UTRGV. This grant has been 100% federally funded by the United States Department of Education to serve 275 participants annually in the amount of $298,046.00 per year for a period of five years (2015-2020).