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Welcome to Student Support Services

TRIO-Student Support Services

The TRIO-Student Support Services Program, a member of the University’s College Success Programs, is designed to assist students at UMaine who are: from low-income families, first generation college students (whose parent has not earned a bachelor’s degree), and/or students with disabilities. Student Support Services is a TRIO Program, funded by the U.S. Department of Education. UMaine SSS is affiliated with the Maine Educational Opportunity Association (MEEOA), New England Educational Opportunity Association (NEOA) and Council for Opportunity in Education (COE).

Check us out on Facebook at: TRIO-Student Support Services UMaine. Download our TRIO-SSS 2014-15-flyer (in PDF) for the 2013-2014 academic year .

View our October 20th Harvest Event flyer (in PDF format).  Plan to attend so you can meet with an SSS Advisor and talk about Spring Course Registration, meet other students, have some fun and hot mulled cider. 

On November 18 will be our Prep for Tests event (in PDF format) at 3:30 in 104 East Annex, at which we’ll help you prep for final exams, do some stress busters and celebrate at traditional ‘Charlie Brown Thanksgiving.”

Available Services Services for SSS students are designed to address personal, academic, and financial needs. These include:

  • Counseling Services
  • Personal Counseling
  • Academic Counseling
  • Career Counseling
  • Financial Aid Counseling
  • Financial Literacy Workshops
  • Information Referral Services (financial aid, housing, TANF/PAS)

For counseling services, contact Cecilia Adams or Catherine Athay in East Annex, at 581-2320 or via First Class.

Contact the TRIO-SSS Staff

Find links to staff addresses, email links and phones at:

Financial Literacy – now available!

The University of Maine is excited to bring a new financial literacy and debt management program, $ALT. It is available for free to all University students. Here’s your link to Financial literacy!

Other Academic Services

  • Tutor in a 100/200 level, non-web based – contact the Tutor Program, 104 Dunn Hall, 581-2351.
  • Peer and Professional Mentoring: Contact Ceci Adams, 581-2322 or via First Class e-mail, 111 East Annex.
  • Referral to developmental courses in mathematics, biology, zoology, chemistry, critical analysis of literature and English composition.
  • Computer lab (Windows) for your use.

Special workshops

  • Meditation/relaxation
  • Time Management
  • Study Skills
  • Financial Literacy
  • Nutrition
  • Fall Harvest Event – October 20, 3:30, 118 East Annex – prepare for spring course registration; sign up to meet with a TRIO-SSS Advisor; meet other TRIO-SSS students; join in the fun with Cranium and pumpkin decorating; enjoy some baked goods, pie and hot mulled cider.

Apply for services If you are interested in Program services, please contact us or complete this online application. A TRIO-Student Support Services staff member will follow up with you about your application. You may also contact us at: