March 2016 News

Congratulations on making it halfway through the semester!

You are now 38 class days from finals! Stay focused and keep your eyes on your goals!


Thank you for voting for the SSS student organization name. The winning name was TECH TRIO! Please stop by and vote for your own SSS student organization leaders today, Wednesday 3/9/16 from 6:30pm-7:30pm @ Doak Conference Room 119

Meetings with your SSS Advisor

You can now schedule your appointments from your own computer by using Grades First! To schedule your March appointment with your SSS advisor:


  • Sign in to RaiderLink-Go to TTU My Tech Tab: Schedule an Advising Appointment
  • It will direct you to a new page and Go to:
  • GradesFirst will Open
  • Click “Get Academic Advice & Support” in upper right hand corner of Homepage
  • Select your general reasoning from the drop down arrow
  • From next drop down arrow, select the specific reasoning from the list available and click next
  • Select your desired location and advisor from the drop down arrows available and click next


  • Click on blue tab for either morning or afternoon on desired day and then choose the time you wish your appointment to start and click next


  • Appointment details will be listed offering a chance to send specifications about what you would like to discuss in the discussion box as well as an opportunity to have reminders sent to you via email or text message
  • Comment Section: Include any helpful information you believe your advisor will need to know.
  • Note: If you are scheduling a phone appointment please include your number in the Comments Section.
  • Click “Confirm Appointment” in the bottom right.


  • A notification of successful completion of appointment will pop up with a review of appointment details


  • If you have any questions please call SSS at 806-742-3629 and we can help set-up your advising appointment
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Workshop: "Use your time wisely: Time management tips"

Thursday, March 24, 2016

5-6pm @ Doak Conference Room 119

Reminder: all SSS students must attend a minimum of two (2) SSS sponsored events before the end of the spring semester.


Join our SSS tutors for 1 hour of MATH or SCIENCE group tutoring sessions every TUESDAY from 6:30pm-7:30pm

Contact SSS Tutor Specialist Denise at for more information or questions about specific classes.

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Have you completed the FAFSA?

TTU Financial Aid Priority Deadline is MARCH 15.

Remember: First Come. First Served. Don't wait to submit your FAFSA!!!

Need assistance renewing your FAFSA?

Set up an appointment or contact your SSS advisor for questions! We are happy to help!

Click HERE for the TTU Financial Aid Website

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Diversity Week

Join our Division of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement for Diversity Week and get FREE food and t-shirts!

If you are in need of community service hours, you can sign up to volunteer here:

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SSS Student Corner

  • We hope you participated in the spring SGA elections. Our very own SSS Student Owen Key was on the ballot!
  • Looking for a place to lease? Contact our SSS student Ruth who is subleasing a room @

We had fun at the February First Friday Art Trail!

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Fun in the office: Kelly's February Birthday!

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We have a lot of workshops and events planned for you this spring semester. Don't miss out on everything SSS has to offer. Sign up for Text Alerts TODAY!

Remind 101 is a one-way text and email messaging system. All personal information remains completely confidential.

To Sign up for TTU SSS Text Message System via Text.

Text @techsss to 81010

You can opt-out at any time by replying: "unsubscribe @techsss"

To Sign up for TTU SSS Text Message System via Email

Send an email to

You can opt-out at any time by replying: "unsubscribe" in the subject line

Note: TTU SSS will not bombard you with texts. SSS will only send texts concerning im-portant information or upcoming events through Remind 101.