Student Support Services (TRIO)

The Student Support Services program enhances opportunities for students to successfully complete their college education. Through the development and implementation of a personal support plan, students receive assistance in identifying their educational goals and learning needs, as well as, individual academic and financial advisement and tutoring. Eligible students are those with an academic need, 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 (neither parent has graduated from college with a four-year degree)
  • Low income student
  • Student with a documented disability

Services Offered

Specific services offered include the following:

  • One-on-one assistance with academic needs
  • Academic Coaching
  • Instruction in basic study skills
  • Tutorial services
  • Assistance in applying for and maintaining financial aid eligibility
  • Information about career and transfer opportunities
  • Registration priority
  • Peer mentoring
  • Referral to campus resources
  • Workshops and Informational sessions

Eligibility

Applications to the Student Support Services (SSS) program will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis. Students must be in their first semester in the fall and full time (12 or more credits) in order to be considered. The program acceptance deadline is October 25th of each year. Please note that we are unable to accept students in the spring. Therefore, interested students should apply as early as possible. If you are interested in applying or would like to learn more about the SSS program on your campus, please contact your campus Student Support Services office. 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.)

or

or

  • have a documented disability 
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Campus Offices

Director
Lorianne Lueders-Yanotti

Location:
Huntington Library 19A
533 College Road
Selden, NY 11784-2899

Phone:  (631) 451-4693
Fax: (631) 451-4148


Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Professional Assistant
Giselle Nevola

Location:
Peconic 204A
121 Speonk-Riverhead Road
Riverhead, NY 11901-3499

Phone:  (631) 548-2582
Fax:  (631) 548-3613


Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Professional Assistant
Giselle Nevola

Location:
Health, Sports and Education Center - 129
Crooked Hill Road
Brentwood, NY 11717-1092

Phone:  (631) 851-6778
Fax:  (631) 851-6848


Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.