Trio Student Support Services

Why join SSS?  There are lots of reasons why students just like you join SSS every year.

Some of the primary reasons are:

  • Supportive Staff & Peer Tutor/Mentors
  • Free Tutorial Service
  • Recognition & Award Programs
  • SSS STAR Student of the Month
  • Free Computer & Printing Access
  • SSS Coalition (our very own student organization)


To join SSS, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident of the U.S.
  • Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment at Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU)
  • Be a freshman, sophomore or transfer student who has a need for academic support as well as the potential for academic success
  • Be a full-time student who plans to graduate from MVSU   
  • Meet one of the following criteria:

1. Be a first-generation college student (Parents or guardians do not have four- year college degree)
2. Have a financial need (Based on the family’s taxable income as determined by the guidelines of the U.S. Department of Education)
3. Have a documented disability(A person, who because of a documented disability, needs specifically-designed instructional materials or programs, modified physical facilities, or related services)