SSS Services & Benefits
After acceptance into the SSS Program, students have access to a variety of student-oriented services:
- Academic Support & Guidance
- Student Success Seminars
- Career and Professional Development
- Assistance with Financial Aid and Scholarship Process
- Peer Mentorship
- Service Initiatives & Leadership
- Advocacy and Support
- Social and Cultural Events
- Tutorial Services
Academic Support & Guidance
Participants will receive comprehensive academic support services including academic coaching, course planning, tutorial services, study skills seminars, computerized study area, and graduate school information.
Student Success Seminars
Success seminars are informative sessions that enhance student’s capacity for learning and foster academic, personal, and professional success.
Career and Professional Development
Students receive guidance in academic and career exploration. We also provide individual or group guidance to resume writing, interview assistance, job search strategies, and other support that will help students plan a successful transition from the university setting to a rewarding career.
Assistance with Financial Aid and Scholarship Process
In conjunction with the Oregon State University Financial Aid Office, we are able to provide FAFSA workshops to help students complete their financial aid application. The staff and peer mentors are also available to assist with the scholarship process.
Peer mentors provide a leadership perspective on how to navigate the campus. Through shared experiences, peer mentors will guide you to academic and personal success on the OSU Campus.
Service Initiatives & Leadership
Students interested in service and leadership from a multicultural perspective can participate in local and regional service initiatives and in monthly culturally competent leadership seminars designed to prepare students to lead in a multicultural and global society.
Advocacy and Support
SSS provides the support needed to complete your studies. Our office also assists participants in maneuvering through the university system.
Social and Cultural Events
Students looking to expand their college experience beyond the classroom are welcomed to join us for a variety of social and cultural events designed to build community and foster an appreciation and awareness of diversity.
Students looking to achieve academic success in their courses are eligible for free one-on-one peer tutoring with SSS Tutors. SSS Tutors’ central mission is to provide a collaborative learning environment that supports OSU students in becoming independent learners thus assisting in their academic success, retention, and graduation.