Student Support Services (SSS) is a 100% federally funded TRiO program authorized by the U.S. Department of Education. Each year, the SSS program at Gogebic Community College is awarded $248,063 to provide access and support to 160 students. In order to be eligbile for the SSS program, students must meet one or more of the following criteria:
- First Generation Status: A student, neither of whose parents have completed a four-year college degree (baccalaureate degree). In the event that one parent supports the student, eligibility will be determined based on the supporting parent's degree status.
- Income: A student who meets current TAXABLE income guidelines as defined by the U.S. Department of Education. Please contact an SSS staff member concerning income guidelines for eligibility.
- Documented Disability: A student with a documented disability that limits her/his ability to participate in college. Students are also encouraged to access disability related accommodations.