Student Support Services
Student Support Services (SSS) is a
federally funded program committed to meeting the needs of targeted
degree-seeking students. The programís objectives are to improve the retention
and graduation of student participants. SSS provides a supportive environment
where students will have their academic, career, and personal needs met.
To qualify for Student Support
Services a student must be admitted to Rogers State University and need academic
support. In addition, the student must belong to one of the following groups:
college student (neither parent has a 4-year college degree)
disadvantaged (determined by federal guidelines)
receive assistance from Student Support Services, a student must:
Complete a Student Support Services application;
Provide current income verification;
Provide disability documentation (as
Meet with an SSS counselor to discuss appropriate services.
The following Student Support Services are FREE to eligible students:
Academic advisement, degree planning, enrollment assistance
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Tutorial assistance - weekday tutoring available
Electronic filing of financial aid
Referrals to campus and community resources
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You must be a U.S. citizen or have a permanent alien resident card to be
eligible to join Student Support Services.
Academic need is defined in Department of Education 34 CFR Part 646.
The Upward Bound Project is a
program designed to assist eligible youths with academic potential to complete
their secondary education and successfully pursue a post-secondary education.
Students attend Saturday meetings and full summer sessions at Rogers State
University. To obtain information about the Upward Bound Project at RSU, call
the office at (918) 343-7572.
VI: Environmental Science and Mathematics Center
The Center is a pre-college math
and science program. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the project
serves 58 ninth through twelfth grade students who are selected from Oklahoma,
Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, and New Mexico. Students selected for the program
attend a six-week intensive math/science academic enrichment
on the Rogers State University campus. To obtain information about the
Environmental Sciences and Mathematics Center at RSU, call the office at (918)
Opportunity Center (EOC)
The Educational Opportunity Program
is a federally-funded project designed to provide information regarding
financial and academic assistance available for individuals who desire to pursue
a program of postsecondary education. Additionally, the EOC staff provides
assistance to individuals applying for admission to institutions of
post-secondary education, including assistance in preparing necessary
applications for use by admissions and financial aid officers. These services
are free to eligible participants. The EOC administrative office is located on
the Rogers State University campus with additional outreach centers located
throughout Oklahoma. For more information contact the EOC staff or the Director
of TRIO Special Programs Division at (918)343-7761.
Talent Search Project (ETS)
Funded by the U.S.
Department of Education, the ETS project is designed to provide early dropout
intervention services to students in grades 6-12 and encourages students to
pursue a post-secondary education upon graduation. The project provides
tutoring, career development, guidance and counseling, educational and financial
aid information, study skills seminars, and mentoring programs. The program
serves 750 students each year attending eight target high schools in Rogers,
Tulsa, and Osage counties. For additional information, contact the Special
Programs Division at (918) 343-7823.