Student Support Services Program (SSSP)
The mission of the UH Hilo Student Support Services Program is to increase the retention and graduation rates of students who come from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds so that they may fully participate in their community's economic and social life.
New Student Services Center - Second Floor
Business Hours: M-F, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Phone: (808) 932-7475, Fax: (808) 932-7471
UH Hilo - SSSP is a federally funded TRiO program. The federal TRiO Programs are educational opportunity outreach programs designed to motivate and support students from disadvantaged backgrounds. TRiO includes seven outreach and support programs targeted to serve and assist low-income, first-generation college students, and students with disabilities to progress through the academic pipeline from middle school to postbaccalaureate programs: Educational Opportunity Center, Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement, Student Support Services, Talent Search, Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math - Science and Veterans Upward Bound.
"Holomua i kau ʻimi naʻauao"
Go forward in your quest for knowledge.
First Lady Michelle Obama Speaks on Expanding College Opportunity- January 16, 2014
President Barrack Obama Speaks on Expanding College Opportunity - January 16, 2014
First Generation College Student - First Lady Michelle Obama: http://www.imfirst.org/stories/#top
(Updated 8:14am HST, Wednesday, October 22, 2014; includes message from the Chancellors on response to Puna lava flow)
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