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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.

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:

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

Special workshops

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: 

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SSS News

Late-Spring Semester 2014 Newsletter

Our Late-Spring 2014 newsletter is now available. It includes advice about taking summer courses, final exam tips, FAFSA followup reminders, SSS resources at your disposal, Summer Work Program, and more wellness tips!

Mid-Spring Semester 2014 Newsletter

Our Mid-Spring Semester 2014 newsletter Mid-Spring Semester 2014 newsletter is now available. It includes important dates, personal checklist, FAFSA reminder, Disability Support Services information, scholarship links, wellness tips, and an invite to Soup and Cribbage!

Winter-Spring 2014 Newsletter

Our Winter-Spring 2014 newsletter is now available. This newsletter is sent to most students via their TRIO-SSS Advisors. It has information about filing your next FAFSA for financial aid, information about services we are offering, a link to our workshop brainstorm survey, a chance to earn a prize, and more. Please take a few minute to look it over and then complete the survey.

CSP Programs

Contact Information

Student Support Services
125 East Annex, University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
Phone: (207) 581-2320 | Fax: (207) 571-4252E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System