Student Support Services TRiO Program
Location: Godwin Hall, room 216
Hours: Monday thru Friday 8AM until 6PM
• Tutoring in most subjects
• Supplemental Instruction (SI) for Biology
• Transfer planning and application assistance
• Career counseling
• Academic counseling and advising
• Cultural activities
• Academic skills development (study skills, test-taking skills, etc.)
• Informative seminars
• Financial literacy
Who is eligible?
All students are eligible for services under two programs: GAIN or Parallel. All Services are free of charge.
Students receiving assistance from the GAIN Program must be enrolled in a degree program and meet at least one of the following eligibility requirements:
• First generation college student (neither parent has a Bachelor's [four-year] degree.)
• Low income as defined by federal income guidelines.
• A student with a documented disability that impacts their ability to succeed in a post-secondary course of study. Students must provide documentation from a school or clinical psychologist verifying the specific disability. These may be requested from the high school the student attended.
If a student is not eligible for the GAIN Program, services will be provided to them under the Parallel Program.
How do I sign-up for tutoring?
Come by our office in Godwin Hall, room 216 and fill out an application. Once your application is complete, you will need to meet with Jessica Ketron, Program Counselor to schedule your tutoring and other services. If you have questions, please come by, call, or email. We look forward to helping you succeed!
Jessica Ketron, Counselor
(276)523-2400, ext. 342
Tina Cupp, Academic Skills Coordinator
(276) 523-2400, ext. 335