Eligibility Requirements
Student Support Services (SSS) can serve up to 200 students per academic year. The ideal SSS student is seeking an associate degree at Gateway, taking at least nine credit hours per term and in good academic standing at the college. Participants must meet the following U.S. Department of Education guidelines:

be an American citizen or permanent resident of the United States AND
• meet federal income guidelines (be eligible for a Pell Grant) and/or
• be a first-generation college student (neither parent has completed a bachelor degree) and/or
• have a federally-recognized disability.

How to Apply?
To participate in the Student Support Services program you need to go through our application process. To apply to the program you need to fill out an application. You can drop off your application to the SSS suite, room 214 at the Two Rivers Building; the Advising Center, room E105 at the Edgewood Campus; the Ready to Work office, room A101 at the Covington Campus; your instructor if SSS has done a presentation to your class.

Participant Requirements and Assessment
An SSS staff member will contact you if you are accepted into the SSS program. Each new participant completes an Individual Success Plan (ISP) and the College Student Inventory (CSI). This process will encourage you to set educational/career goals. An SSS staff member will support you and track your progress to achieve your academic and personal goals.