Apply to Student Support Services

Deadline extended to: Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Click here to Apply to SSS

15 Spots available

On behalf of the Student Support Services (SSS) program at UW-River Falls, we want to welcome you to our campus! We are excited that you are now a part of our community!


You are receiving this email because you have been identified as a potential Scholar for our Student Support Services (SSS) program.


In order to qualify for Student Support Services, you have met at least one of the following requirements:

  • A first-generation college student (neither parent has a bachelor’s degree)

  • Financial need (based on a federal criteria)

  • A student with a documented disability


Please note that space is limited!! Only 15 spots available. If you are interested in becoming a SSS Scholar, we encourage you to complete the application and return it by Wednesday, January 20, 2016.


You will be notified, by letter and email, of your application status before the Spring semester begins.


The SSS staff looks forward to meeting you during Spring 2016 semester and supporting you on your journey at UW-River Falls. Again, WELCOME!

Overview of SSS

Student Support Services is a project designed to help students maximize their academic potential and achieve their academic and personal goals. Our program provides the encouragement, information, and positive support that make our offices a "home away from home" for our students.

SSS Promotional Video 2015

Program Benefits

  • Knowledgeable and committed coaches
  • Early Grade Awareness Reports
  • Academic and study skill support
  • Cultural activities
  • Financial literacy (budgets, credit cards, student loan guidance, FAFSA assistance)
  • Professional development (resume, interview skills, internships, networking and graduate school exploration)
  • Service projects and leadership development
  • Referrals and connections to other campus resources
  • SSS Grant Aid
  • Community of first generation scholars

About us

Come visit our office at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. We are located in the basement of Davee Library in room 105.