Program Requirements

Fulfillment of program requirements is necessary before students will be considered for grants, scholarships, awards, etc.
In order to gain the full benefit of TRIO SSS, students must engage in all required activities and make the best use of the services we offer.

TRIO SSS Program Requirements (1st Year Participants)

  • TRIO SSS Kick-Off Orientation each academic semester
  • At least one planned community/cultural event
  • Attend TRIO SSS Expert Learner large and small group meetings once per semester
  • At least two TRIO SSS peer mentor contacts (one in-person) and respond to additional contacts (phone, email, etc.)
  • At least two TRIO SSS academic advising sessions per semester reviewing your yearly academic plan
  • TRIO SSS End of the Year celebration each academic year
  • Academic support (i.e. tutoring, workshops, etc.) and peer mentoring sessions as recommended by the Program Advisor

SSSP Program Requirements (All Other Participants)

  • TRIO SSS Kick-Off each academic semester
  • At least one planned community/cultural event
  • At least two TRIO SSS academic advising sessions per semester reviewing your yearly academic plan
  • SSSP End of the Year celebration each academic year
  • Academic support (i.e. tutoring, workshops, etc.) and peer mentoring sessions as recommended by the Program Advisor

TRIO SSS Etiquette

General behavior

  • Please treat everyone with respect and consideration
  • Foul/offensive language is prohibited in the computer lab and TRIO SSS space

Food and Facilities Use

  • Clean up after yourself
  • Please cover your dishes in the microwave, clean up spills
  • Please remove any old items from the refrigerator
  • Refrigerator will be cleaned weekly and food/containers will be tossed

Sign-in Sheets

  • Students MUST sign in with every daily visit, print name clearly

Visitors

  • TRIO SSS Services are for program participants ONLY (copying, printing, laptops, etc..)

Computer Lab

  • Earphones are required when playing music (as a courtesy to others using lab)
  • Priority is given to academics for computer use (if you are playing games, and someone needs to type a paper, the person who needs to type a paper has priority)

Printing Services

  • Printing for TRIO SSS students ONLY
  • Computer lab printing for ACADEMIC-RELATED projects ONLY, no clubs, student organizations, etc.
  • Color printer – must either be emailed or on a memory stick
  • 10-page limit for copy machine per day

 

Activity Tickets

  • 5-ticket maximum for semester
  • 1 – Kickoff or New Student Orientation
  • 1 – Community/Cultural Event
  • 1 – Workshop
  • 1 – Extra bonus for additional workshop or community/cultural event
  • 1 – Upon completing two meetings with your TRIO SSS Advisor
  • One week maximum to fill out an evaluation and receive an activity ticket
  • ONLY Advisers are able to sign activity tickets
  • DRAWINGS: Must be present to win. In order to win if not present a student must have an TRIO SSS Adviser approved absence prior to the event.

Textbook Library

  • Books are to be used ONLY in the SSSP office – they are not for loan
  • Students must leave their ISU Card at the front desk when borrowing a book