Student Support Services

Program provides opportunities for academic development, assistance with basic college requirements, and motivates students toward the successful completion of their bachelor degree. The goal of SSSP is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its participants. SSSP also may provide grant aid to current participants who are receiving Federal Pell Grant.

Program Includes

  • Academic Development and Advising
  • Career Counseling
  • Financial Aid Information
  • Tutorial Services
  • Computer Lab & Study Tables
  • Career and Academic Seminars
  • Opportunity to attend Conferences
  • Financial stipend to students who meet participation and other eligibility requirements.

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Student Support Services (TRIO) is a Federal Grant sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. The Federal TRIO Programs are Federal outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. At FIU we have the following additional TRIO programs: Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement, Talent Search, Upward Bound, and Upward Bound Math-Science.

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Student Access Success Center 220

Office Hours

Monday through Thursday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Academic Center One 394A

Office Hours

Monday – Friday: 8 am – 5 pm

Dr. Jeannette Cruz
text: 786-708-1231

Ms. Moira Lertora Chacon
Assistant Director
text: 305-928-8094