Student Support Services
Student Support Services is designed to increase retention and graduation rates of eligible students and help foster a campus environment supportive of eligible students.
Eligible students are enrolled at The University of Virginia's College at Wise and meet one or more of the following criteria:
- First generation college student
(neither parent/guardian has a bachelor's degree)
- Limited income
- Physical or learning disability
Students must also:
- Be U.S. citizens or meet residency requirements for Federal financial aid
- Demonstrate a need for academic support
Student Support Services (SSS) at UVa-Wise is funded by the U.S. Department of Education in the amount of $284,754. Since its inception at the College in 1973, SSS has provided academic support services to thousands of eligible students.