2018-2019 Catalog

TRIO Student Support Services Program (SSS)

EAC 300

(310) 243-2143

Email: sss@csudh.edu

TRIO Student Support Services is a federally funded program designed to provide academic assistance and enhance educational opportunities for students.  Federal guidelines require students to be from low-income families, first-generation college students, and/or have a documented disability.  Participants must also have an academic need for our program.  Our program is designed to support the academic needs of 160 eligible CSU, Dominguez Hills students.  Participants are offered an array of services to ensure a smooth transition to CSUDH as well as ongoing support towards the successful completion of their post-secondary education. Interested students should contact the TRIO SSS Office or visit us on our website for more information: http://www4.csudh.edu/sss/.  This program is offered free of charge to participants.

Eligibility is based on federally funded criteria:

  • Students who meet low-income qualifications 
  • Students whose parents have not earned a bachelor’s degree 
  • Individuals who have a documented disability

SSS participants must be:

  • U.S. citizens or permanent residents 
  • Admitted and enrolled at CSU, Dominguez Hills 
  • Pursuing a first bachelor’s degree 
  • Needing academic support 
  • Committed to utilizing academic support to earn a bachelor’s degree

TRIO SSS offers its participants and array of services, such as but not limited to:

  • Academic Advising
  • Academic and personal support
  • Computer lab with free printing access
  • Tutoring services
  • Graduate school assistance and field trips to top schools
  • Financial literacy education
  • Priority Registration
  • Student leadership conference opportunities
  • Cultural field trips
Participants are expected to meet program requirements in order to remain in good standing.  TRIO SSS participants must:
  • Meet with their program advisor and complete the Action Plan form (every semester)
  • Submit a TRIO SSS Progress Report (every semester to be eligible for priority registration)
  • Complete four workshop / activities that align with the participant’s semester goals, on or off campus
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA
  • Be enrolled in 12 or more units