About LSU SSS

LSU SSS program

Originally funded in 1978 under the title Special Services for Disadvantaged Student, was later renamed Student Support Services.

Student Support Services projects work to enable low-income, first generation, and students with a disability to stay in college until they earn their baccalaureate degrees. 

  • Serves 288 students
  • 11 colleges
  • 235 majors

LSU SSS Objectives

Persistence Rate: 85% of all participants served by the SSS project will persist from one academic year to the beginning of the next academic year or will have earned a bachelor’s degree at the grantee institution during that academic year.

Good Academic Standing Rate: 84% of all enrolled participants being served will meet the performance level required to stay in good academic standing at the grantee institution.

Graduation Rate: 60% of new participants served each year will graduate from the grantee institution with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent within six (6) years.