Student Support Services

MISSION

TRiO Student Support Services logo red and blackStudent 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. 

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