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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 2014-2015 academic year .

On Thursday, February 12 we will hold our FAFSA February Event (flyer in PDF format) at 3:30 in 104 East Annex.

  • Do you know what the FAFSA is?
  • Do you know the FAFSA deadline?
  • Do you know that submitting the FAFSA by the deadline is important in order to receive the best financial aid possible?

Join TRIO-SSS staff for tips about the FAFSA, heart healthy facts in honor of Valentine’s Day, and some snacks!

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: http://umaine.edu/csp/staff/

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
  • Prep for Tests Event (in PDF format), November 18 at 3:30. Prep for final exams, do some stress busters and celebrate a traditional ‘Charlie Brown Thanksgiving.’

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: sss@umit.maine.edu