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TRIO SSSP: Academic Year Services

Upon acceptance into TRIO Student Support Services Program (SSSP), you will be provided with the following services throughout the academic year (until graduation):

Tutoring

Upon request, students are matched with a personal tutor for regularly scheduled appointments throughout the quarter. Tutors are available to assist you in a variety of subjects that include math, biology, chemistry, physics, and writing.

Mentoring

TRIO SSSP mentors are assigned to help students with a variety of academic, social and personal concerns. Every first-year student in the program (freshmen and transfers) will be assigned to a mentor. Your mentor will be able to assist you in your transition to UC San Diego, to serve as a resource for academic and campus information, and to be an overall advocate for your academic and social successes.

Counseling

Professional counseling is available to assist SSSP students in a variety of areas, including personal advising/ development, career exploration, and graduate school preparation and planning.

Workshops & Activities

TRIO SSSP offers a number of workshops and activities that aid in the holistic development of its students. These workshops and activities range from academic, cultural, and self-development.

Examples of workshops and activities offered:

  • Financial literacy
  • Career exploration
  • Graduate/ professional school preparation and planning
  • Study skills and time management
  • Graduate school visits
  • Cultural activities and field trips

First Year Learning Communities

As a First Year TRIO SSSP student, you will participate in an OASIS Learning Community (OLC). This will be a weekly seminar each quarter of your first year at UCSD.

The OLC will be a place where you will meet with other First Year students to learn about essential campus resources and tips to excel at UC San Diego.

Transfer Learning Communities

As a Transfer TRIO SSSP student, you will participate in an OASIS Learning Community (OLC).  This will be a weekly 50-minute seminar for your first two quarters at UCSD.

The OLC will be a place where you will meet with other first year Transfer students to learn about essential campus resources and develop strategies for your success during your transition to UC San Diego.

Note:

TRIO SSSP students are expected to take a proactive approach to succeed by requesting assistance/ services prior to the beginning of each quarter.
Questions? E-mail us or call(858) 534-6308.