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Student Support Services is one of the five Federal TRIO Programs funded through the United States Department of Education. Other TRIO Programs include Upward Bound, Educational Opportunity Centers, Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Program and Talent Search. These programs are designed specifically to assist limited income, first generation college students and/or students with a disability enroll in and successfully graduate from a post secondary educational institute. There are over 1200 TRIO programs throughout the country assisting college students just like you. Arkansas State University at Beebe hosts two of these programs: Student Support Services and Upward Bound.
ASU-Beebe Student Support Services is 100% federally funded at $247,584 annually to serve 160 students. In addition to the federal guidelines stated above, students selected to participate in Student Support Services must meet the following criteria: need for academic support and demonstrated motivation to persist and complete a college degree. Participants are expected to participate in the program until they graduate from ASU-Beebe and transfer to a four year institution.
Students who join Student Support Services will find that they are surrounded with support services to help them succeed in the university environment. Students will be encouraged and challenged to meet their academic potential.