The College's Michael J Grant Campus in Brentwood has been selected as the venue for a speech by President Donald Trump on the subject of MS-13 gang violence, this coming Friday, July 28th. The speech will take place in the VanNostrand Theatre and is scheduled for Friday afternoon. Please note that the audience is restricted to invited members of law enforcement and the media, with all invitations being handled by the White House. Due to traffic conditions, you are encouraged to avoid the area. Please click here for further information.

Student Support Services

Introduction and Eligibility


Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally funded project within the U.S. Department of Education's TRIO family of programs. The TRIO programs have been established to help students overcome class, social and cultural barriers to higher education. Consistent with the mission, the SSS program is designed to help students who are low income, have a disability, and/or are first generation college students successfully complete their college education. Suffolk is now one of approximately 900 colleges and universities nationwide that offers an SSS program for its students.


Students should be enrolled full time and in their first semester at Suffolk County Community College. In addition, students must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • first generation college student
    (i.e., neither parent has graduated from college with a four-year degree.)



  • have a documented disability