Current Participants

Message from the Director

Dear SSS Scholars:

On behalf of the Student Support Services (SSS) team, I would like to WELCOME you to our academic community! We are delighted that you have decided to participate and want you to know that we are dedicated to assisting you in realizing your academic aspirations and in achieving your ultimate goal, graduation!

As a University of Arkansas student, you have been afforded an exceptional opportunity to earn a bachelors degree. Ultimately, the decision to pursue a college degree is a personal one and will require some sacrifice on your part. You will be confronted with both opportunities and challenges but you are not alone, the SSS staff and University of Arkansas community are here to support you.

I urge you to take advantage of all the free services and resources available only to you...Student Development Specialist (advisor/mentor), one-on-one academic advising and counseling, career/graduate school/ financial guidance, SSS Grant Aid Awards, and much more! In return, we only ask you for 100% commitment in participation and that you maintain a status of active during your time in the Student Support Services program. This means that you are committed to the pursuit of academic excellence and persisting in the SSS program until GRADUATION!

Student Support Services is committed to your success and to creating a supportive community that will help to make your experience at the University of Arkansas a positive one. Welcome to the SSS Family!


Dr. Taj Cobbs
Student Support Services